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A 25-year-old lady, Miss Onyinye Chime has murdered her 29 years old boyfriend, Mr Azubuike Eleyi for suggesting she terminate a pregnancy that emanated from their friendship.
Onyinye was said to have stabbed Azubuike to death when an argument ensued between them after she refused to terminate the pregnancy.
The suspect was said to have demanded money from her boyfriend for her upkeep when she found out she was pregnant, but the victim said he was not ready to father a baby.
Police public relations officer for Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed who stated this to journalists in a press release said the incident happened on Wednesday night.
“On the 2/9/2020 at about 10:10pm, there was a report of the 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 Onyinye 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 the 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. The corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.”
Haruna continued that, “A careful observation on the deceased body revealed a stab wound on his chest while a blood-stained kitchen knife was also recovered as an exhibit at the scene.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased allegedly impregnated the suspect and wanted an abortion, which she declined and demanded some money for her upkeep which the deceased also refused to oblige her, and that eventually led to a scuffle which resulted in the deceased being stabbed to death.”
He said the case was under investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.