Imo Police have averted an attempted suicide and murder in Imo State when they stopped a man from burning himself and stabbed his mother inside the house.
The police report has it that the man Mr. Johnbosco Ejiogu from Umudagu Mbieri, in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State stabbed his mother, Mrs. Pauline Ejiogu, during an altercation and then locked both of them inside after which he set the house ablaze.
“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 neighborhood” a release by the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP IKEOKWU GODSON ORLANDO.
Having been saved by operatives of Mbieri Divisional Headquarters on Friday, the duo has been taken to hospital while the investigation continues as to the real motives of Mr. Ejiogu.
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