By Maureen Ojinaka
A final year student of a polytechnic in Enugu, Mr. Emmanuel Ezeugwu, reportedly stabbed a commercial sex worker to death in his house over disagreement on payment. It was gathered that Ezeugwu, who is in the Department of Public Administration, was arrested by the Police in Enugu on his way to Lagos, while trying to escape. The Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, yesterday, said the incident occured at about 3:30a.m. at Onuato Street, Enugu.
Amaraizu said the victim accompanied the suspect to his apartment, where they had a disagreement which resulted in a scuffle that led to her death. He said the suspect, who picked up the sex worker at Rangers Avenue on Sunday, had agreed with her that he would pay her N4,000 after passing the night with him.
The police image-maker quoted the suspect as disclosing that he had drunk to his fill and that on arrival, because it was already getting late, he demanded that they had sex immediately. According to Amaraizu, “his request did not influence anything as the deceased allegedly requested to finish what she was inhaling to be in the mood for the business. “The accused maintained that after several hours of pressuring her and without any positive response, he slept off and woke up before 3a.m.” The fight The police spokesman said the accused immediately ordered the sex worker to leave his apartment since the aim of bringing her appeared to have been defeated.
Amaraizu continued: “The accused said the deceased resisted the order and allegedly warned him to beware as she would not succumb to any threat whatsoever. “She later took a knife from his kitchen after allegedly biting him. The accused further revealed that a fight suddenly broke out between them and as the deceased tried to stab him to death with the kitchen knife, he overpowered her.”
Amaraizu quoted the suspect as saying that the kitchen knife went straight to the stomach of the deceased and he finally stabbed her on the neck region and she died.
The Police spokesman said the accused later wrapped her body and hurriedly arranged to travel to Lagos.
According to him, the suspect was nabbed, following a tip-off from members of a local vigilante. He said the body was recovered from the apartment and deposited at the mortuary of the Eastern Nigeria Medical Centre, Enugu, as investigations into the incident had commenced.
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