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Anambra police arrests 30-yr-old man for killing mother of two during fight

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old man, Ebube Oba, for allegedly killing a mother of two, and co-tenant, Uzoamaka Ekpe, during a fight at their residence.

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, who revealed the incident in a statement on Sunday, said a quarrel had broken out between the duo who were co-tenants at Ugochukwu lane Nkpor Agu, Ogidi, which resulted in a fight.

The police spokesman said during the fight, Oba reportedly rained blows on the victim’s chest and face before she collapsed and was rushed to a hospital where she later died.

“Police Operatives at about 4:33pm on Saturday, 25/6/2022, arrested one Ebube Oba ‘M’ aged 30 years over alleged murder of a mother of two (2), Mrs Uzoamaka Ekpe aged 45 years, living at Ugochukwu lane Nkpor Agu, Ogidi.

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“Preliminary information revealed that late Mrs Uzoamaka had a quarrel with the suspect which resulted to fisticuffs.

“Ebube hit the victim on the chest and face with a fist blow, before she collapsed. She was rushed to the hospital and was later confirmed dead by a medical doctor on duty.

“The body has been deposited to the morgue and the suspect is in custody. The case shall be charged to court after investigations,” Ikenga said.

“The State Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, has advised members of the public not to yield to uncontrollable anger at all times as it could be dangerous, he added.

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