Police Arrest Man Over Murder Of ‘sugar Mummy’ In Enugu (Pic)
Chidubem Osuagwu, 22, was arrested and charged with murdering and stealing the car of his “sugar mummy” (older lover), Amarachi Chukwu (32), in Enugu.
This was revealed by Daniel Ndukwe, the state police spokesman, in a statement made available to journalists in Enugu on Friday.
Mr Ndukwe stated that on November 8, police detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Enugu, working with police operatives from the Imo Command, arrested Osuagwu in the Nekede axis of Owerri, Imo.
According to him, he was attempting to sell a Toyota Corolla car he stole from Ms Chukwu, after murdering her on November 1 in her residence at Meniru, Awkunanaw within Enugu metropolis.
“Investigation revealed that the suspect and his cohort at large, had in the morning hours of the mentioned date, conspired and went to the house of the victim, attempted to make away with her Toyota Corolla key, which she resisted.
“And upon her resistance, they tied her hands, legs and mouth with clothes; locked her inside the house and made away with the car.
“Her decomposing remains were, however, found in the said apartment on Nov. 4, after the door was forced opened by police operatives serving in Ikirike Police Division of the Command, following receipt of a report that an offensive odour was oozing out of the apartment.
“The police operatives evacuated the remains to the hospital, where doctors confirmed her dead and the corpse deposited in the mortuary for preservation and autopsy,” he said.
The police spokesman said that the suspect had been arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation and had been remanded in Enugu Custodial Centre pending further hearing of the case.