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How 200-Level Student Brutally Killed Tricycle Operator in Abia

Posted by Samuel on Mon 17th Jul, 2017 - tori.ng

A 200 level Nigerian university student has gotten himself into serious trouble after murdering a tricycle rider in an Abia State community.

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A 200-level student of Computer Science in Abia, Chinonso Ibekwe, has been arrested by police detectives attached to the Umuahia Central Police Station for allegedly strangling a tricycle operator, one Peter Eseonu, to death in Umuahia.
 
According to Punch Metro, Ibekwe had boarded the deceased tricycle, claiming that he was going to pick some harvested farm produce from his mother’s farm at Amuzukwu, a suburb of the Abia capital city.
 
It was gathered that the suspect attacked his victim on arriving the farm, strangled him with a rope and dumped his body in a ditch in the area, while he made away with his tricycle.
 
It was learnt that an unnamed man, who was defaecating in the bush, witnessed the incident and later raised the alarm in the community.
 
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeleye Oyebade, confirmed the incident to Southern City News.
 
Oyebade said the suspect was arrested sequel to information received on the missing of the 67-year-old Eseonu, who hailed from Ekenaobizi Umuopara, Umuahia.
 
He said police operatives swooped on the suspect, who later gave the police information that led to the discovery of the decomposing body of the deceased.
 
The CP added that the body of the deceased had been deposited in an undisclosed morgue for preservation and autopsy, while the 25-year-old Ibekwe had been charged to court and remanded in the prison custody.

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