A man identified as Ifeanyi Ibeawuchi Charles, is currently on the run after allegedly killing his 22 -year-old cousin , Ifeanyi Ogu, over a missing laptop in Umudagu Mbieri, Imo State.
According to Uchechukwu Ogu, the elder brother of the deceased, Ibeawuchi had, on Sunday, accused Ifeanyi of knowing something about his missing laptop .
Uchechukwu told Punchng that the victim denied the allegation, but the suspect took him away in company with three other young men who claimed to be policemen.
The elder brother said the next news he heard after three days, was that Ifeanyi had been murdered. He added that after a search , he found his brother’s corpse at Umuguma General Hospital mortuary on Tuesday.
I visited the police station . But I was told that my younger brother was never brought to the police station .When we found my younger brother’ s corpse at Umuguma General Hospital morgue , we were told that Ibeawuchi brought his corpse,” he said.
Nathel Ogu, the father of the deceased, is insisting that justice must be allowed to take its course. On Wednesday, youths of the community to take laws into their own hands by setting ablaze the suspect ’s family house.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Andrew Enwerem, said normalcy had been restored to the area.
“We have started investigation into matter,” he added.
Source : PunchNG