Emmanuel Ezegwu, a student of Institute Of Management and Technology IMT, Enugu, has been arrested by the Enugu state police command for allegedly stabbing a commercial sex worker to death on Sunday, following a disagreement with her.
In a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Ebere Amaraizu,, the incident happened at 3:30 a.m. at Onuato Street, Enugu. The victim, followed Amaraizu to his apartment , they got into an argument which led to her death. .
He said that the suspect, promised to pay the victim N4,000 after passing the night with him and demanded they have sex immediately they got to his place as he had drank to his fill.
“His request did not influence anything as the deceased allegedly requested to finish what she was inhaling in order to be in the mood for the business of the day. The accused maintained that after several hours of pressuring her and without any answer, he slept off and woke up before 3 a.m.,” Amarizu stated.
The police spokesman said that the accused immediately ordered the sex worker to leave the apartment since the aim of bringing her appeared to have been defeated. “The accused said that the deceased resisted the order, insisted on being paid, and allegedly warned him to beware as she would not succumb to any person’s threat whatsoever.
She later headed for a kitchen knife after allegedly biting him. The accused further revealed that a fight suddenly broke out between them and as the deceased tried to stab him to death with the kitchen knife, he overpowered her,” he said. .
Amarizu quoted the suspect as saying that the kitchen knife went straight to the stomach of the deceased and he finally stabbed her on the neck region and she died. The police spokesman said that the accused later wrapped her body and hurriedly arranged to travel to Lagos where he was eventually arrested.