Chigozie, a tricycle driver, has been arrested in Umuahia, Abia State, for the murder of his girlfriend and the subsequent disposal of her body in a bush.
Chigozie, a resident of Ajata Ibeku, allegedly committed the crime on Wednesday but was apprehended by alert villagers.
According to reports, Chigozie was involved in a heated altercation with his girlfriend, leading to her accidental slip and fatal head injury.
Another witness from the village claimed that Chigozie and his girlfriend were engaged in intense sexual activity, which apparently resulted in the girl’s demise.
Nze, a villager who spoke about the incident, stated that some youths in the community apprehended the suspect after he had finished disposing of the lifeless body of his deceased girlfriend in a dustbin and attempted to flee.
The suspect has since been handed over to the police for investigation, while the body of the deceased girlfriend has been taken to an undisclosed mortuary.
As of the time of this report, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Chioma Maureen Chinaka, has not provided any comment on the matter.
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