Two women, six others held for parading dead musician’s wife naked
Anambra State Police Commissioner, Mr Echeng Echeng, on Wednesday, said the Command has arrested six people including a native doctor, suspected to have indecently assaulted and publicly disgraced a woman, accused of causing her husband’s death during sex.
Tribune Online had earlier reported that the woman was accused of killing her husband, who was preparing to bury his mother on April 28, 2022, with excessive sex.
Parading the suspected before newsmen, at the Command Headquarters Amawbia, the CP warned the residents to stop sharing the video with the public.
According to Echeng, “I want to use this opportunity to update you on the video that recently trended where a lady was indecently assaulted and publicly disgraced over an alleged incident of causing her husband’s death.
The command’s operatives have arrested a total of six additional suspects including a native doctor who were Identified during the study of the video by police operatives.
The suspects are *Anthony Obanye ‘M’ 44years, Udalor Egwuatu Nnalue ‘M’ 46years, Godwin Ezechukwu ‘M’ 42yrs, Nonso Ezechukwu ‘M’ 20years, Philomena Onyekwe ‘F’ 27years and Chineyere Mmachi ‘F’ 32years.”
“Investigation revealed that the deceased, Mr Udorji Egwatu, had been sick for some time when his bother, Mr Udalor took him to Anthony a native doctor. Anthony confessed to having taken the deceased on some spiritual cleansing and administered him some herbs before he died. It was Anthony who allegedly told the family of the deceased that the cause of his death was a result of the wife’s infidelity.
We also want to use this opportunity to advise the members of the public to stop sharing the video. This will help to protect the dignity of the woman. I wish to assure you that no stone shall be left unturned in the going investigation. Justice shall be served,” he explained.
The CP also paraded suspected cult members that attacked a funeral ceremony at Ebenebe community in Awka North Council Area, where about 16:mourners were shot dead.
According to him, “You will recall that on 14th December, 2021, Cultists attacked the Chairman of Tricycle Owners Association in broad daylight near Unizik junction Awka. Two Police Officers who were in the vicinity were killed and their weapons two AK 47 rifles carted away.
Again on 26th February, 2022 the same cultist gang attacked a funeral party at Ebenebe in Awka North LGA killing several mourners.
These serious incidents motivated the Command in going the extra mile in intelligence gathering and discreet investigation.
In the past two weeks, several members of the gang were arrested by Police Operatives working in synergy with important stakeholders in the security sector.
On Tuesday 15th March, 2022 information was received that the same cult group had launched an attack on the Unizik vigilante group at Miracle junction, Ifite, Awka.
Policemen laid ambush for the gang as they fled from the scene.
The effort paid off as the Police succeeded in demobilizing the gang and recovering a cache of weapons which included the two AK-47 rifles earlier stolen from the two Policemen murdered on December 14, 2021.
The following are the weapons and other items recovered; two Ak47, three pump actions guns, three locally made beretta pistols, one locally made Chief pistol, Nine Ak-47 magazine, two battle axes, assorted ammunition for the firearms above and the Mercedes Benz V-Booth reg. No Lagos HC 661 AAA with which the gang was operating was also recovered.