One Nonso Eze has been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command for allegedly pushing a lady to her death from a five-storey building.
CSP Haruna Mohammed, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Awka.
According to Mohammed, the incident occurred at about 3 am on Saturday at No. 6 Orakwe Close, Fizzle, Awada-Obosi, in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.
He said the matter was reported to Awada Police Station at about 6:30 am the same day, adding that the victim, who was yet to be identified, was later confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
“Police operatives attached to Awada Division visited the scene, photographed the victim and rushed her to a hospital in Onitsha for medical attention but was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
“Consequently, preliminary inquiry from the occupants of the compound revealed that the girl was allegedly pushed down from the room of one Nonso Eze, 37, of same address following a quarrel,” he said.
Mohammed said the 37-year-old suspect was arrested and after a search executed in his apartment, a pair of female slippers and unused condom was recovered as exhibits.
The lady’s corpse has been deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy while investigation will continue to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident, the police said.
The police spokesperson added that the suspect will be prosecuted after a full-scale investigation.