A young man was caught after he kidnapped and k!lled his wife in order to acquire her assets.


A man known as Emeh Kalu has been arrested by the operatives of the Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) for allegedly leading the kidnap and murd£ring of his wife, Mrs. Nneka Nwanyi-Sunday in Abia State.

The man is said to have masterminded the act to inherit the wife’s properties and he’s currently being faced with the law.

The deceased was reported earlier to have been missing and was later found dead in a cassava farm on August 29, 2021.

According to the police report, the husband was arrested including some three-under suspects identified as Igwe Anya Chima, Irem Ifeanyi, and Okorie Okam.

The spokesperson of the police force, CP, Frank Mba in a statement said, “The suspects are within the age bracket of 25 – 40years and all native of Nguzu Edda village in Afikpo South Local Council Area of Ebonyi State.

Investigations into the d*ath of the victim followed complaint received from the people of Ngugworo community, Ebonyi State, a border town to Abia State where the victim resided, when the decomposing body of the late Mrs Kalu was discovered in their community.

The discrete investigations carried out by the Police team led to the arrest of the four suspects. Investigations revealed that Emeh Kalu – the husband of the deceased, in a bid to fra*dulently and hastily ‘inherit’ his wife’s numerous assets including landed property, houses, money in bank and thriving business, etc, procured the services of five other criminal elements to stage the abduction of his wife by luring her to meet him at a junction to pick up somethings for the house.

Investigations further revealed how the criminals str*ngled her to d*ath after obtaining necessary information on the whereabouts of title documents and other relevant papers of her possessions.

Efforts are being intensified to arrest other suspects and persons indicted in the matter with a view to concluding the investigations.”

Source: Ghbase.com

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