Spare parts dealer confesses beating girlfriend to death – Witness alleges

July 7, 2021
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Spare parts dealer confesses beating girlfriend to death – Witness alleges

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ASP Oghobe Efe on Wednesday told an FCT High Court in Kubwa that a 32-

year-old spare part dealer, Kenneth Ojobo, confessed to beating his 23-

year- old girlfriend, Ifunanya Linus to death.

Being led in evidence by the prosecution counsel, Umoh Inah, the witness

said he was an investigator with the FCT Police homicide section.

Efe said that the Medical Director of Khalifa hospital, Apo, Abuja reported

at Apo Divisional Headquarters that the defendant took his girlfriend to

their facility for treatment on Sept. 17, 2019.

“She later died and the case was transferred from the Apo Divisional

Headquarters to my department at the FCT Command, Garki for further

investigation.

“I interviewed the defendant and he wrote his statement, where he admitted

to beating the deceased with a plywood.

“Investigations revealed that the deceased and the defendant were in a

relationship and living together. He hit the victim with a plywood during

an altercation, ” Efe said.

He added that the crime scene was visited by the police and exhibits

recovered.

He also informed the court that the corpse was deposited at the Asokoro

District hospital morgue.

The prosecution counsel tendered the defendant’s statement as an exhibit

which was admitted.

Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya adjourned the matter untill July 13 and July 15

for cross-examination. (NAN)

Source: News Express


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