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
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
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.