Man kills kinsman over N800 EEDC bill

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The operatives of Abia State Police command has arrested one Jude okebuagwu for allegedly killing a 56 years old man, identified as Chibuzor Ogbunma in his village over N800 EEDC bill.

The incident happened at the suspect’s home town at Umuoko village in Ntigha Umukalu Isiala Ngwa North L.G.A.

It was learnt that Okebuagwu refused to pay his energy bill and consequently his line was disconnected.

Angered by the disconnection of his electricity line, the suspect reportedly attacked the deceased and used the EEDC belt with an iron head to hit the deceased on his shoulder.

A statement made available by the Commissioner of Police in the State Mr. Anthony Ogbizi confirmed the incident.

The Police boss stated that the deceased was the chairman of his village and member of his community task force on electricity, adding that he died of injuries sustained from an assault on him by the suspect.

He stated that the suspect had confessed to the crime and would soon be charged to Court.

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