The police in Awada Obosi, Anambra State pn Saturday arrested a 37-year-old man, Nonso Eze, for allegedly pushing his unnamed girlfriend from the top floor of a five-storey building in the area.
The incident occurred around 3am while the suspect was quarrelling with 23-year-old lover.
The girl sustained injuries from the fall and was rushed to a hospital by the police.
She was, however, pronounced dead on arrival.
Confirming the development, spokesman for the state command, CSP Haruna Mohammed, said: “On 23/1/2021 at about 6:30am,there was a report at Awada police Station that on the same day at about 3:am a girl of about 23years old whose name and address is yet unknown fell down from the 5th floor of a five storey building at N0.6 Orakwe close,fizzle Awada Obosi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
Police operatives attached to Awada Division visited the scene,photographed the victim and rushed her to Bex hospital Onitsha for medical attention but was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
Consequently,preliminary inquiry from the occupants of the compound revealed that the girl was allegedly pushed down from the room of one Nonso Eze ‘m’ aged 37years of same address who is occupying the 5th floor following a quarrel.
Suspect was subsequently arrested and search executed in his appartment where a pair of female slippers and unused condom was recovered as exhibits.
Meanwhile the ,corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy while investigation is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident after which suspect will be brought to book.”