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Police arrest couple in Enugu over death of 28-year-old man

ENUGU—The police in Enugu State have arrested a couple, Emeka Okechukwu and Emeka Akaraka, from Amuzu,Ikeduru in Imo State, residing in Rivers State for conspiracy in the alleged murder of  28-year-old Paschal Eneje of Amozibe, Village, Nsude, in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.

The couple were also apprehended by the  Intelligence and Investigation Department of the command for duping the parents of the deceased of N300,000 under the guise that they knew those behind the killing of their late son  who was murdered  on April 19, 2014.

Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of Enugu State police command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu,DSP, who confirmed  the development, said: “The said Emeka Akaraka allegedly conspired with the husband and called the mother of the deceased on phone claiming that she also has a baby boy for the deceased which was also discovered to be false.

“She had collected money for the up keep of the said child which was also given to her through the account she provided  and never brought  the said child to the bereaved couple as they constantly will request.”





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