A 200 level computer science student, Chinonso Ibekwe, is currently cooling off in a detention facility in Abia state for allegedly strangling a tricycle(Keke Marwa) operator, Peter Eseonu to death in Umuahia.
PoliticsNGR learnt that Chinonso boarded Eseonu’s tricycle claiming that he was going to pick up some farm produce from his mother’s farm at Amzukwu area of the state. On getting to the farm, Chinonso attacked and killed Eseonu with a rope, dumped his body in a nearby ditch and absconded with his tricycle.
Unknown to the killer, a man who was defecating in the bush spotted the entire crime and later raised alarm in the community. Confirming the incident, the Abia state commissioner of Police, Mr Oyebade Adeleye stated that the suspected was already in custody before a formal report was received on the missing 67-year-old Eseonu.
He revealed the suspect took detectives to the scene of the crime where the decomposing body of the deceased was found. Oyebade finalized by stating that the 25-year-old Chinonso has been charged to court and is currently remanded in prison custody.