Officers of the Anambra Police Command have arrested a middle aged suspect for attempting to remove his victim’s breast after stabbing her with knife causing her intestine to come out.
The incident took place at a motel in Ihite, Orumba South LGA of Anambra State.
A statement by Haruna Mohammed, PPRO of the Anambra State Police Command, reads:
On the 2/9/2020 at about 8am, there was a report of attempted murder of one Bella Joseph ‘f’ aged 29years and residing at Dollar inn motel, Ihite in Orumba South LGA of Anambra State by one Ogbonna Nwankwo ‘m’ aged 41years of Ihite town in the same LGA.
Suspect allegedly attempted to murder the lady inside the motel room by stabbing victim with a knife on her stomach and tried to cut off her right side breast using same knife probably for ritual purpose thinking she was dead before he was apprehended following her shout for help which attracted attention of the motel manager.
Consequently, scene was visited by Police operatives attached to Umunze division and the victim rushed to specialist hospital Nnewi for treatment .The suspect who was seriously manhandled by angry mob and beaten to stupor was equally arrested by the police and taken to the hospital for treatment under police guard.
Meanwhile, a blood stained knife was recovered at the scene as exhibit and the Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang, has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation department for discreet investigation in order to unravel the actual circumstances surrounding the incident.