The Ebonyi State police command yesterday confirmed the arrest of a woman, Miss Chinenye Okoro, who allegedly killed her boyfriend, Ifeanyi Okoro, by dragging his penis until he dead.
The Police Public relations Officer, Ebonyi State command, DSP Loveth Odah, made this known while briefing Newsmen in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State.
She noted that the incident took place in Akaeze Community, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi State on March 29, 2020.
It was gathered that there was misunderstanding that ensued between them that resulted in the killings.
Odah said the case was reported to Ivo police division at about 11:40am by Ms Rose John, in company of Mr Sunday Ngwoke.
She noted that the woman told the police that she was frying garri in her kitchen, when the suspect Chinenye Okoro ran-across her compound and jumped a fence which got her attention and she decided to find out what happened in the next compound.
According to her, “on getting there, she saw Chineye’s boyfriend Ifeanyi Okoro (AKA Nwaogbi) lying motionless on the ground in front of his door post and she rushed to the station to report the matter.
Odah said: “Following the report, the Police detectives quickly mobilized to the scene, rushed the victim to Marthama Hospital Akaeze, Ivo LGA of the State for medical treatment and he was confirmed dead by the medical practitioner on duty. The body was deposited at Izunna Mortuary Services Ltd for preservation and autopsy.
“Investigation revealed that the deceased was a boyfriend to Chinenye Okoro, that the two Lovers had misunderstanding and as result the girlfriend (Chinenye) dragged the deceased penis which allegedly led to his death.
“The suspect Chinenye Okoro fled the scene immediately after the incident, her mother, Roseline Okoro, who witnessed the incident was arrested in a bid of escape.” She stated.
The police spokesperson stated that once the investigation was over, the suspect(s) would be charged to court for prosecution.