The Abia state police command on Sunday confirmed the murder of Ugochukwu Mbadi by unknown gunmen in Aba, the commercial hub of the state.
The state Public Relations Officer Geoffrey Ogbonna, speaking with newsmen revealed Divine Ubasinachi, Mbadi’s ex-wife’s younger brother was arrested for alleged complicity in the murder.
According to Ogbonna, Ubasinachi was arrested as principal suspect in the murder as she had threatened to make the Mbadi family to cry before the murder took place.
He added the deceased was killed on Saturday evening in a beer palour located at No. 8 Uwakwe Street.
Reports gatherd the deceased’s mother and father living at No. 9 Medical Drive in Njoku road off Ukaegbu road in Aba are all alive, the suspect are have been arrested and taken into police custody.
Ogbonna said the deceased’s body had been removed from the crime scene and kept in an undisclosed location and the matter had been transferred to the state CID for further investigation.