Police Nab Man Over Ritual Killing In Anambra
A forty-one-year-old man identifies as Ogbonna Nwankwo has been arresting for the attempted murder of one Miss Bella Joseph for ritual purpose.
According to the police, public relations officer SP Haruna Ahmed who confirmed the incident, the suspect attempted to remove the victim's breast after stabbing her with a knife causing her intestine to come out before his eventual arrest.
The sad incident occurred at the Dollar inn motel Ihite in Orumba South LGA of Anambra State where both the victim and the suspect lodged.
An account of eye witness at the scene states that the suspect allegedly attempted to murder the lady inside the motel room by stabbing the victim with a knife on her stomach and tried to cut off her right side breast thinking she was dead.
Luck ran out of him when the victim suddenly shouted and help came to her way. Consequently, the scene was visited by Police operatives attached to the Umunze division and the victim rushed to specialist hospital Nnewi for treatment.
The suspect who was seriously manhandled by an angry mob and beaten to stupor was equally arrested by the police and taken to the hospital for treatment under police guard.
A blood-stained knife was recovered at the scene as an exhibit and the Commissioner of Police CP John Abang has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation department for discreet investigation in order to unravel the actual circumstances surrounding the incident.