A man has suffered a gruesome death at the hands of his lover, one Chinenye Okoro, at Akaeze community in the Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
AskNigeria gathered that Chinenye had grabbed the genitals of her lover, one Ifeanyi Okoro, and squeezed it till he died.
The incident happened on Tuesday.
It was gathered that the duo were lovers until the incident happened. They were said to have had quarrels which got to a point where both threatened each other’s life.
It was learnt that the deceased’s lifeless body was found on the floor of his door by a villager, after the suspect allegedly killed him, by dragging his genitals, which led to his instant death.
The Ebonyi State Police Command confirmed the incident on Thursday.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mrs Loveth Odah, said,
“On 31/03/2020, at about 11am, one Rose John ‘f’ in company of one Sunday Ngwoke ‘m’ reported at Ivo Police Division that while she was frying garri in her kitchen, she saw one Chinenye Okoro ran across her compound and jumped fence, which got her attention.
“That she decided to find out what happened in the next neighbouring compound, only to see the lifeless body of one Ifeanyi Okoro (aka Nwaogbi), lying on the ground in front of his doorpost.
“Following the report, Police detectives quickly mobilised to scene, rushed the victim to Marthama Hospital Akaeze, Ivo L.G.A of the State for medical treatment and he was confirmed dead by a medical practitioner on duty. The body was deposited at Izunna Mortuary Services Ltd, for preservation and autopsy.
“Investigations revealed that the deceased was a boyfriend to Chinenye Okoro, and that the two lovers had a misunderstanding and as result the girlfriend (Chinenye) dragged the deceased penis, which allegedly led to his death.
“The suspect, Chinenye Okoro, had since fled the scene immediately after the incident. Her mother, one Roseline Okoro, who witnessed the incident was arrested after a bid of escape.
“However, effort is on to arrest the principal suspect and the case is under investigation after which suspect(s) would be charged to court for prosecution.”