Man Arrested Over Attempt To Cut Girlfriend’s Breast For ‘Rituals’


One Ogbonna Nwankwo a 41-year old man has been arraigned by the Anambra state police command after he allegedly attempted to kill a woman, Bella Joseph yesterday.

According to the police, Nwankwo tried cutting off Bella’s breast after he took her to Dollar Inn motel in Ihite in Orumba South local government area to lodge.

The police said while they were in a room in the Hotel, Nwankwo brought out a knife and stabbed Bella, adding that he started attempting to cut off her breast when her cry for help was heard by the motel manager who came to her rescue.

”Suspect allegedly attempted to murder the lady inside the motel room by stabbing victim with a knife on her stomach and tried to cut off her right side breast using the same knife probably for ritual purpose thinking she was dead before he was apprehended following her shout for help which attracted attention of the motel manager”

The police operatives attached to Umunze division were invited and they rushed the victim to a specialist hospital in Nnewi where she is being treated.

They further took the suspect who had been seriously beaten to stupor to the hospital for treatment under police guard.

The police said it also recovered a blood-stained knife at the scene as an exhibit.

Haruna said the case has been transferred to the State Criminal investigation department for discreet investigation in order to unravel the actual circumstances surrounding the incident.



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