An individual known as Arugo Ugochukwu has confessed to the killing of his Landlady who was also his lover. The deceased Mrs Ngozi Igwe was beaten to death with a kitchen pestle in Aluu Community, Rivers State.
The killer who was also a welder made the confession after the River State Police Command paraded over 80 suspects arrested between May To June 2017. The suspect, a native of Isi-Ala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, explained how his victim (Ngozi) was her widowed landlady and added that they had been in a deep relationship since the demise of her husband.
Arugo further explained to The Commissioner Of Police Ahmed Zaki and reporters that trouble started between him and his lover when he went to his village, married a wife and brought her to live with him.
Talking to news men He said: “I am here because I committed a crime. I am 29 years old. I did it unknowingly and I never knew it would be like this. It is my landlady, whom I am dating in Aluu Community that I killed.
“When I went to my village and married, I brought my wife to the yard, my landlady started quarrelling with me. She said why would I marry without informing her? I started having problem with her because of my wife. I did not let my wife know about it.
“When we had problem late in the night, as we were quarrelling, I used mortar pestle and hit her head, she fell down and died.”
However, the Rivers State Police Command has stated that crime had reduced in the state, even as it restated its commitment towards ensuring that crime was reduced to a bearable level in the state.
Culled From Punch.