Police Arrest Man For Killing Taxi Driver In Enugu

The Police have arrested one, Ekene Ugwu, in connection with the gruesome killing of a taxicab driver, identified as Anthony Sunday Nnamani in Enugu State.

The suspect was arrested by men of Udenu Division of Enugu State Police Command who acted on information and partnership with members of the public.

It was gathered that the suspect had hired the cab driver to convey him to a destination, but in the course of the journey, the suspect was said to have brought out a cutlass and slashed the driver’s throat.  Some said that the suspect wanted to snatch the taxi, a Toyota Camry.

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According to reports, passers-by who witnessed the incident, suspecting it was a case of ritual killing, raised an alarm, which attracted security operatives to the scene and the suspect was arrested before he could escape, though the cab driver died on the spot.

Spokesman of Enugu State Police Command Ebere Amaraizu confirmed this report. Amaraizu who is a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) said the suspect was now assisting the police in investigation into the gruesome killing of the taxi operator.

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