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Man stabs, sets mother ablaze in Imo

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The Imo state police command have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing his own mother and setting her ablaze. 


The man, Johnbosco Ejiogu, according to the Imo State Police Public Relations, PPRO, Orlando Ikeokwu, stabbed his mother Pauline Ejiogu as a result of an altercation. 

He said: “On the 24/4/2020, at about 1020 hrs, operatives of Mbieri Divisional hqrs, while reacting to a distress call arrested the above named suspect and rescued the above victim. 

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the said Johnbosco Ejiogu stabbed his mother Pauline Ejiogu as a result of an altercation. 

“He went further to lock the door behind himself and the victim, and then set the house ablaze, but they were rescued alive sequel to the swift reaction of the officers and men of the Division, and the members of the neighbourhood.

 “However, Both of them have been taken to the hospital for treatment,while investigations has commenced.”