A middle-aged man , Ogbonna Nwankwo, 41, has been arrested by the Anambra police command for the attempted murder of Bella Joseph,29, at Ihite, Orumba South LGA.
It is reported that on Wednesday Sept 2,2020, at about 8 in the morning, the suspect had allegedly attempted to murder the victim, in a motel by stabbing her with a knife on her stomach , causing her intestines to protrude and tried to cut off the right side of her breast probably for ritual purpose.
The victim who was in excruciating pain, screamed for help which attracted the attention of the motel manager and an angry mob who beat the suspect to stupor before the police intervened .
The victim and the suspect were both rushed to the hospital for treatment under tight security .
Meanwhile, a blood- stained knife was recovered at the scene as exhibit while the State’s Commissioner of Police, John B.Abang, has directed that the case be transferred to the State CID for discreet investigation in order to unravel the actual circumstances surrounding the incident.