Pregnancy Palaver: Lady in police custody for murdering lover


The Anambra State Police Command said that it has arrested a 25-years-old Onyinye Chime for reportedly stabbing one Eleyi Azubuike to death.

The incident according to a release by the Command’s Spokesman, SP Haruna Mohammed took place at Ochiagha Street, Nkpor in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.

Miss Chime was said to have been arrested by the DPO in-charge of Ogidi Division, CSP Ekuri Remigius on the receipt of information over the incident.

Azubuike was said to have been certified dead at Iyi Enu Mission Hospital, Ogidi where he was rushed for medical attention after he (victim) was met in the pool of his blood inside his room.

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A kitchen knife which was suspected to have been used by the suspect to commit the crime was recovered from the scene of the incident by the police team.

According to police report, their preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased allegedly impregnated the suspect and wanted an abortion which she declined.

The suspect was said to have demanded for some money for her upkeep which the deceased also refused to oblige, that eventually led to a scuffle which resulted to the deceased being stabbed to dead.

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“On the 2/9/2020 at about 10:10pm,there was a report of alleged murder of one Eleyi Azubuike ‘m’ aged 29 years of Ochiagha Street, Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State by his girlfriend one Oyinye Chime ‘f’ aged 25 years of same Ochiagha street, Nkpor inside his room.

“Following the report, Police detectives attached to Ogidi Division led by the DPO CSP Ekuri Remigius visited the scene and rushed victim who was found in a pool of his blood to Iyi Enu Mission hospital Ogidi for medical attention where he was certified dead by the medical doctor on arrival.

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“Corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.

“A careful observation on the deceased body revealed stab wound on his chest while a blood stained Kitchen knife was also recovered as Exhibit at the scene.

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“Meanwhile, case is under investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident please,” the release read in parts


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