Anambra man kills friend for snatching his girlfriend

Dubem Okeke. a 28-year-old man has been captured by men of the Anambra State Police Command for shooting his friend, Chinedu Okoye, to death.

Okeke was detained alongside Ikechukwu Okafor who is 37, was said to have murdered 24-year-old Okoye for snatching his 20-year-old girlfriend, Miss Ifeanyichukwu Kamsisichukwu.

Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed said this in a press release, said Okeke and his accomplice: Okafor, stormed the home of Miss Kamsisichukwu on Thursday at about 7 am and dragged out Okoye, who slept in her house over the night.

The suspects were said to have pulled out the Okoye before Okeke pulled a gun and fired him, leading to his death.

The release reads:

“On the 18/7/2019 at about 7: am, following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Ogidi Division arrested one Dubem Okeke aged 28 years and Okechukwu Okafor aged 37 years all males of Ogidi aniuku village in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.

“Suspects stormed the house of one Ifeanyichukwu Kamsisichukwu f’ aged about 20 years, forced her to open her door and took away her boyfriend; one Chinedu Okoye ‘m’ aged 24years of Umuru village Ogidi and shot him with a gun.

“Scene was visited and the victim who sustained a gunshot injury on the back was rushed to Twinkle hospital Ogidi for medical attention and was certified dead by a medical Doctor while receiving treatment.”

The police PRO said the investigation into the matter has started, and that exhibits gotten from the suspects include: one single-barrel gun allegedly used in executing the crime.

He said the pair would be charged to court for prosecution when the investigation is concluded.

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