Police arrest private guard for alleged murder of 22-years-old man

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The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a private security guard attached to Coca-Cola Market, Onitsha for alleged murder of a 22-year-old man.

  Police spokesman in the state, SP Haruna Mohammed who made the disclosure, noted that killing of  Chisom Cletus was sequel to an altercation with the guard, one Ibuchi Nwoju.

  According to him, “Today being May 4, 2020 around 8:45am, police operatives from Okpoko Division in Onitsha arrested a private Security guard attached to COCA-COLA Market Onitsha, one Ibuchi Nwoju, 26 years of Asa village, Abia State but reside in Onitsha, Anambra State.

  “The suspect allegedly had an altercation with one Cletus Chisom, aged 22 years of Ekekwe Street, Awada and stabbed him with a knife on his chest.

  “Consequently, victim became unconscious and was rushed to Goodnews Hospital, Onitsha where he was confirmed dead on arrival by a medical doctor. Body of the victim was deposited at Toronto Hospital Mortuary for autopsy.

  Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP John Abang, has ordered immediate transfer of the case to State CID, Awka for discreet investigation”.


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