A 23-year old girl lost her life on Saturday after she was allegedly pushed down from a 5-storey building by her boyfriend during a quarrel at No. 6 Orakwe close, Awada Obosi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
The suspect, Nonso Eze, 37, reportedly pushed the deceased from the 5th floor of his house.
Our correspondent gathered that the victim was quickly rushed to the hospital where she was confirmed dead by the doctor.
Confirming the incident, Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said the suspect has been arrested and the body of the deceased deposited at the hospital mortuary.
He said a pair of female slippers, and unused condom, were recovered as exhibits.
He said, “On 23/1/2021 at about 6:30am, there was a report at Awada Police Station that on the same day at about 3:a.m, a girl of about 23years old whose name and address is unknown, fell down from the 5th floor of a five storey building at N0.6 Orakwe close, Awada Obosi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
“Police operatives attached to Awada Division visited the scene, photographed the victim and rushed her to Bex hospital Onitsha for medical attention but she 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 ‘m’ aged 37years of same address who is occupying the 5th floor, following a quarrel.
Suspect was subsequently arrested and search executed in his apartment where a pair of female slippers and unused condom was recovered as exhibits.”