2 arrested over murder of psychiatric health officer in Enugu

2 arrested over murder of psychiatric health officer in Enugu

- Two suspected killers of psychiatric health officer in Enugu have been arrested by the police

- Mary Amadi, the head of nursing services at the federal psychiatric hospital in the state, was on Thursday, March 21, murdered by unknown gunmen

- The state commissioner of police said the command would arrest other persons linked to the murder

The Enugu state police command has arrested two suspected killers of the head of nursing services at the federal psychiatric hospital in the state, Mary Amadi.

Legit.ng regional reporter in Enugu, Ikpechukwu Chinedu, reports that the mother of two was murdered on Thursday, March 21, while she was entering her compound at federal housing axis of Trans Ekulu in the state.

It was gathered that Amadi was rushed to Esut Teaching Hospital, Parklane where she was later confirmed dead.

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The Enugu state police commissioner, Sulaiman Balarabe, who condemned the murder, disclosed that two persons in connection with the murder, were already in police net, assuring that the command would arrest other persons linked to the murder.

The state police public relations officer, Ebere Amarizu, in a statement, said that Balarabe has expressed displeasure on the reported murder of Mary Amadi at federal housing axis of Trans Ekulu.

He said: “Following the development, she was subsequently rushed to Esut Parklane for medical attention and was later confirmed dead.

"On receipt of the report, the commissioner of police Sulaiman Balarabe has directed the state Criminal Investigations Department Enugu state to commence a full scale investigation which has given birth to the arrest of two vital suspects in connection with the incident.

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"The suspects are now helping the operatives in their investigations. The commissioner of police has further assured that all the people linked to the said crime will be arrested, investigated and be brought to book just as manhunt on the remaining fleeing suspects have been intensified."

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that policemen of the Lagos state police command arrested an alleged serial killer, Ibrahim Abdullahi aka Tiny and four others shortly after midnight at his Ijegun-Egba area hideout.

The Lagos police public relations, Bala Elkana, in a statement said the suspect whose name sends shivers down the spine of residents of Satellite-Town, Lagos, was arrested during an operation led by the divisional police officer of satellite-town division, Chike Oti, to rid the community of the violent activities of criminals.

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