25th February, 2011
A 23- year old suspect, Innocent Imeokpara, alleged to have murdered his stepmother after accusing her of influencing his father to abandon him and deny him of fatherly love and care has been nabbed by the Rivers Police Command.
According police sources Imeokpara had stabbed his 45 years old stepmother, Juliet Imeokpara, with knife.
PMNEWS learnt that the Divisional Police Officers at Umuebulu in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State,arrested the suspect and recovered the blood stained knife allegedly used to commit the crime.
Dr.Rita Innoma-Abbey, the spokesperson for the Rivers Police Command confirmed the incident and the arrest.
She said that the case is under investigation by the state Criminal Investigation Department.
By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt