Chinenye Okoro, an Ebonyi State middle-aged woman, has allegedly killed her lover, Ifeanyi Okoro, by pulling his penis till he died.
The incident reportedly happened on Tuesday in Akaeze community in the Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
However, Ebonyi State Police Command confirmed the incident on Thursday.
The suspect fled the scene after committing the crime, the police said.
Loveth Odah, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, said about the incident, “On 31/03/2020, at about 11am, one Rose John ‘f’ in company with one Sunday Ngwoke ‘m’ reported at Ivo Police Division that while she was frying garri in her kitchen, she saw one Chinenye Okoro run across her compound and jumped the fence, which got her attention.
“That she decided to find out what happened in the neighbouring compound, only to see the lifeless body of one Ifeanyi Okoro (aka Nwaogbi), lying on the ground in front of his door post.
“Following the report, police detectives quickly mobilised to the scene, rushed the victim to Marthama Hospital, Akaeze, Ivo LGA for medical treatment and he was confirmed dead by a medical practitioner on duty. The body was deposited at Izunna Mortuary Services Ltd, for preservation and autopsy.
“Investigations revealed that the deceased was a boyfriend to Chinenye Okoro and that the two lovers had misunderstanding and as a result, the girlfriend (Chinenye) pulled the deceased’s penis, which allegedly led to his death.
“However, effort is on to arrest the principal suspect and the case is under investigation after which suspect(s) would be charged to court for prosecution.”