May 23 2018
Chukwu reportedly killed his girlfriend, Joy over alleged infidelity
A Nigerian man recognized as Isaiah Chukwu, a spare elements seller in Ladipo, Oshodi has revealed why he allegedly killed his lover, recognized solely as Joy.
According to Punch, the loss of life of 26-year-old Joy was because of romance gone improper. Chukwu and Joy, each indigenes of Ebonyi State, had been dwelling collectively for the previous two years with out formalising the connection.
After killing her, he reportedly stuffed her corpse right into a bin, which he put in a sack. It was gathered that the 35-year-old tied up the deceased’s legs and knotted the highest of the sack.
He had allegedly dragged the physique round 4am to the bottom flooring of the home en path to a mud bin when he was accosted by some youths.
The youths, who have been stated to have been suspicious of the content material of the sack, reportedly questioned him because the suspect shunned them.
An Islamic cleric, who was passing by, was stated to have opened the sack and found the corpse, which prompted the mob to pounce on the suspect and beat him to a pulp.
Residents expressed shock over the incident as a result of though the couple had but to have a baby, they lived collectively peacefully.
A dealer, who didn’t wish to be recognized, stated Chukwu had declared the sufferer lacking some days earlier.
He stated, “The one-storeyed constructing the place they lived had been contracted to a developer, who ordered all tenants in the home to depart. They have been the one tenants remaining on the primary flooring. Some different tenants stayed on the bottom flooring.
“About 4 days in the past, he stated he had been in search of the girl and her phone line had not been reachable. Later, he stated it had been switched off.
“However, round 4am on Monday, he was seen dragging one thing from his condominium. Because it’s the Ramadan interval, there are often actions on the road by that point.
“Some boys on the street saw him dragging the sack with difficulty and they asked him what was inside it. He said it was a heap of spoiled food and he was taking it to the refuse dump which was a few metres away. They asked him to open it, but he refused.”
The dealer stated the youths began hitting Chukwu, insisting that he opened the sack.
He famous that an Islamic cleric, who was going for morning prayer, stopped and determined to mediate.
The cleric was stated to have volunteered to open the sack.
“As he opened it, an overpowering stench from the corpse filled the air and the youths stripped the man naked and beat him up. They were about to lynch him when policemen from the Akinpelu division arrived and took him away,” the dealer added.
Another resident stated the suspect may need allegedly killed Joy earlier than Monday when the corpse was found.
“He rarely comes out to play with people. But on Sunday, he came downstairs and played with people for a long time, probably to escape the stench of the corpse. When people went to the room after the woman’s corpse was discovered, the whole apartment was filled with perfume,” she added.
Some buddies of the deceased, who spoke on situation of anonymity, stated Joy adored Chukwu and spoke fondly of him.
“They don’t fight. In fact, people always envied their relationship. The woman could be doing something and immediately she heard that he was around, she would leave it and say, ‘My oga don come. My darling don come.’ I never believed this could happen,” certainly one of them stated.
A police supply stated Joy was stabbed within the again.
He stated, “We recovered a knife which he used for the crime and 4 cell phones from the home. Although investigations are ongoing, we suspect it needed to do with suspicion of infidelity.
“The man said he had called her when he travelled and a man picked the call. He said the man queried him (Chukwu) for disturbing his wife.”
The suspect, who spoke briefly spoke with Punch, confirmed the supply’s account.
He stated, “I travelled on Thursday to attend a burial in Abraka, Delta State. I left Abraka the next day for my hometown in Ebonyi State. I known as my spouse round 11pm to understand how she was faring. We exchanged pleasantries.
“Around 11.45pm, I known as once more, however she didn’t decide her calls. I known as about 10 instances, however she didn’t decide. Then I heard a person’s voice.
“On Monday (after he returned), as I was going to take my bath, I saw the corpse.”
A sibling of the sufferer broke down in tears on the Akinpelu Police Station upon listening to the information of Joy’s loss of life.
The sibling’s husband requested that she be excused from police interview.
He, nonetheless, stated Chukwu and Joy have been live-in lovers.
He stated, “They weren’t married, though he has visited her members of the family within the village. They have been dwelling collectively for the previous two years with out formalising their marriage. He rented that condominium for her, whereas he stayed together with his brothers in one other home. He used to go to fulfill her at her condominium.
“She (Joy) had come to see my wife about a week ago to say that she was no longer interested in the relationship. But the man said he could not let go because of the money he had spent on her. My wife counselled her to consider him and she said she would think about it before this incident happened.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, confirmed the incident, including that the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.
He stated, “The man has been arrested, whereas the corpse has been deposited in a morgue for an post-mortem.
“The Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered diligent prosecution of the case. He has also advised residents not to stay in abusive relationships and report any case of domestic violence before it is too late.”