Man pushes girlfriend down from 5-storey building in Anambra (Pictures)

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Man pushes girlfriend from 5-storey building in Anambra (Pictures)

A 37-year-old man has been arrested for pushing girlfriend from the last floor a five-storey building in Anambra State.

CSP Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Police Command said in a statement the incident took place early on Saturday morning.

He said: “On 23/1/2021 at about 6:30 am, there was a report at Awada Police Station that on the same day at about 3 am, a girl of about 23years old whose name and address are yet 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 was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.

“Consequently, a 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 the same address who is occupying the 5th floor following a quarrel.

“The suspect was subsequently arrested and search executed in his apartment where a pair of female slippers and an unused condom was recovered as exhibits.

Meanwhile, the corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy while an investigation is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident after which suspect will be brought to book”.