Ogbonnaya Igwe, has been captured by the Police in Aba, Abia State, for allegedly executing his girlfriend, Ijeoma Chibuzo, for deceiving him after they had come to an agreement to terminate their un-born child.
Police sources disclosed to Saturday Vanguard that Igwe had welcomed his sweetheart to his living room at N0. 22 Obohia Street, Aba, where a quarrel later ensued. He confessed to have taken up his pump action rifle during the melee and shot her dead.
Parading the suspect, Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr.Leye Oyebade, said the Police got information that a lady was shot dead at No.22 Obohia street Aba, and when they arrived the crime scene they met the victim in a pool of blood.
Mr. Leye Oyebade, also disclosed that after a search of the apartment was conducted the suspect was captured hiding in the ceiling of his flat, the murder weapon, a pump-action riffle and twofold barrel weapon with 15 live cartridges and 4 consumed cartridges were discovered
The corpse of the victim later identified as one Miss Ijeoma Chibuzo, was stored in the funeral home for post-mortem examination while investigation continues.
In a meeting with newsmen, the suspect who guaranteed having a permit for the pump-action rifle found in his flat denied murdering his girlfriend. Nonetheless, he expressed that Ijeoma had been deceiving him over their agreement to prematurely end the pregnancy.