Man Arrested For Allegedly Pushing Girlfriend To Death From Five-Storey Building In Anambra (photos)
Anambra state police command have arrested a 37-year-old man, Nonso Eze, for allegedly pushing his 23-year-old girlfriend to death from a five-storey building in Awada area of Onitsha on January 23.
Spokesperson of the command, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement said at about 6:30am today, Awada police Station received a report that, the lady fell from the 5th floor of the building located at No. 6 Orakwe close, Awada Obosi in Idemili North LGA.
Haruna stated that police operatives attached to Awada Division visited the scene, photographed the victim and rushed her to Bex hospital, Onitsha for medical attention but was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
The spokesperson added;
Preliminary inquiry from the occupants of the compound revealed that the girl was allegedly pushed down from the room of one Nonso Eze ‘m’ aged 37years of same address who is occupying the 5th floor following a quarrel. Suspect was subsequently arrested and search executed in his appartment where a pair of female slippers and unused condom was recovered as exhibits.
The police spokesperson revealed that the corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy, adding that investigation was ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident after which suspect will be brought to book.