Why I killed My Lover Lanlady ‘Ngozi Igwe’, Ugochukwu Arugo (Welder) Confesses

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested a 29-year-old welder, Ugochukwu Arugo for allegedly killing his lover, Mrs. Ngozi Igwe who happened to be his landlady.

He was paraded with other suspects by the state Police Commissioner, Ahmed Zaki on Friday for killing his lover.

However, Arugo who hails from Isi-Ala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, said that he committed the crime because her lover, Igwe was jealous of his newly married wife.

The suspect confessed that he hacked his lover to death with a kitchen pestle in Aluu community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State because she was jealous of his wife.

Investigation revealed that the suspect and the deceased lover had been in relationship since the demise of her husband.

However, the relationship went sour when Arugo travelled home, married a new wife and brought her to his rented apartment in Port Harcourt.

Arugo’s lover landlady, Mrs. Igwe became furious over the marriage and threatened to punish the suspect for bringing a new wife into his apartment despite their amorous relationship.

He said: “I am here because I committed a crime. I am 29 years old. I did not kill my landlady intentionally. She was quarrelling with me for getting married. She said I did not tell her. That was what cause our brawl that led to her death,” he confessed.

Meanwhile Zaki, the police commissioner had said that the suspect would soon appear in court for the crime.

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