A landlord, Ogbonnaya Igwe has been arrested by the operatives of the police command in Aba, for allegedly shooting dead his tenant, Ijeoma Chibuzo.
Confirming the arrest, Geoffrey Ogbonna, the state police public relations Officer, said the victim’s body was deposited in an undisclosed mortuary within the city.
He also said although investigation into the matter was still ongoing, preliminary investigation showed that the suspect and the victim were having issues bothering on finance.
Igwe, who resides at Plot 22, Obohia Road, Aba and the deceased are indigenes of Item in the Bende Local Government Area of the state.
Another police source said it took the intervention of a combined security team from the Counter-Terrorism Unit and others that were deployed in Obohia to stop angry mob from setting the suspect’s building ablaze.