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Undergraduates nabbed in Enugu for murder

14 February 2016, 21:00

Enugu - Enugu Police Command, on Sunday, said it had nabbed two undergraduates, who are students of one of the state-owned universities in the South-East, over murder of one Mrs Stella Uhuo.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.

He said that the suspects (names withheld) were arrested by in Ebonyi and Kogi states by police operatives.

According to him, the duo murdered Uhuo, who just returned from a vacation in US, by beating her to death after dispossessing her of her belongings.

"It was gathered that on that fateful day, Nov. 14, 2015, the deceased, Mrs stella Ohuo, had allegedly contacted one of the suspects who usually assists the deceased in running errands, to inform him that she will be landing from US through the Enugu Airport.

"She requested the suspect to assist her convey some luggage given to her by some friends in US to Abakiliki.

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"On the said day, the suspect came to the airport with his friend in a Volvo car, alongside some family members of the deceased, who came to welcome her.

"On arrival at the Airport, personal luggage of the deceased was said to have been put in the car brought by family members while the ones to be taken to Abakiliki were loaded into the boot of the Volvo car.

"Along the way, the suspect and his friend diverted the car off Enugu-Abakiliki Expressway, at about 10 a.m, where they dispossessed the victim of her belongings, beating her to death when she resisted.

"On noticing that the woman had given up the ghost, they smartly brought her to a dust bin located near Enugu-Abakiliki Expressway, dumped her body and left with the luggage,” he said.

The spokesperson said the deceased had been helping the suspect many years back before this incident and that was why she trusted him to convey her as usual to Abakiliki. 


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