By Emeka Mamah
Enugu – The police have arrested one Tochukwu Chianugo Idu for allegedly killing and beheading a lady while working in her farm.
Idu, who hails from Ugwuoda, Nimbo in Uzo Uwani Local Government Area of the state, allegedly beheaded late Susana Enejere, while working in her farm at Ugbene Ajima on March 26, 2018.
Enejere had gone to farm and failed to return, prompting the members of her family to organise a search in the early hours of the following day for her.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, for the state, Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the story in a statement in Enugu Thursday, said that the suspect was arrested through intelligence report, adding that Idu later led the police detectives to the place where they recovered both the body and the severed head of the deceased.
The statement read, “The Nigeria Police Force through its operatives have commenced a full scale investigations into an alleged incident of murder of a lady and beheading her.
It was gathered that the lady later identified as one Susana Enejere of Ugbene Ajima in Uzouwani Local Government Area of Enugu State had allegedly gone to farm on that fateful day of March 26, 2018, and never came back.
“It was further gathered that when she could no longer be seen,a search was intensified in the early hours of March 27, 2018, during which through intelligence information received, one Tochukwu Idu Chianugo of Ugwuoda village Nimbo was promptly nabbed in connection with the alleged incident.
“Following his arrest ,he took the operatives to the place where he had allegedly beheaded the victim.
“The headless body together with the severed head have been recovered and deposited in a nearby mortuary while the suspect is helping the operatives in their investigations.”