The Abia State Police Command have arrested the man who shot dead a lady he invited over to his place along Obohia road, Aba on July 9.
Parading the suspect, Ogbonnaya Igwe before newsmen on Friday, at the Command Headquarters in Umuahia, along with other suspects, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Adeleye Oyebade said that at about 11am on July 9, information was received that someone was shot dead along Obohia road Aba.
Sequel to this, a patrol team attached to Ndiegoro Division on routine patrol rushed to the scene at No. 22 Obohia road Aba where the deceased was met in a pool of her own blood. The Divisional Police Officer, Ndiegoro mobilized other patrol teams and proceeded to the scene where Ogbonnaya Igwe, of 22 Obohia road was arrested in his hide-out at the ceiling of the house.
One Pump-Action rifle and double barrel gun with 15 live cartridges and four expended cartridges were recovered from the suspect and at the scene respectively.
Corpse of the deceased later identified as Ijeoma Chibuzo was deposited in the mortuary for autopsy. Investigation is in progress.