The Imo Police Command, Owerri has averted an attempted suicide and murder when they stopped a man, Mr. Jonbosco Ejiogu from Umudagu Mbieri, in Mbaitoli LGA, in Imo State from burning himself and her stabbed mother inside the house. 

According to the Police, the man stabbed his mother, Mrs. Pauline Ejiogu during an altercation and then locked both of them inside after which he set the house ablaze. 

Online news platform, otowngist quoted a statement released by the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Ikeokwu Godson Orlando on the matter.

It reads partly “Preliminary investigation revealed that the said  Johnbosco Ejiogu stabbed his mother Pauline Ejiogu as a result  of  an altercation, he went further to lock the door  behind himself  and the victim, and then  set the  house  ablaze, but they were rescued  alive sequel to  the swift reaction of  the  officers and men of the Division, and the members of the neighbourhood. 



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