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Police investigate as Anambra man kills girlfriend


The Police Command said it has commenced an investigation into the murder of a girl allegedly by her lover in Uyo in Akwa Ibom State.

According to the PUNCH, the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Timfon John, who confirmed the incident, said, “The suspect has been arrested and the command has commenced investigation into the murder already and in the next couple of days, we will unravel the matter.”

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Residents of Atiku Abubakar Way, in the Uyo metropolis, woke up early Tuesday morning to behold the tragic incident involving the alleged murder of a girl (name withheld) by her lover simply identified as Elisha, a 25-year-old man.

It was gathered that the incident happened at about 7 am in a residential compound near the popular Beaulah International Nursery and Primary Schools along Atiku Abubakar Way.

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Although the reason for the dastardly act could not be ascertained as of press time it was reported that the tragic incident took residents of the environs by surprise as a crowd of sympathizers thronged the scene blocking the double lanes and impeding the free flow of traffic.