The Police in Ebonyi State arrested a herdsman for allegedly raping a 56-year-old woman to death.
Though details of the incident were sketchy at the time of filing this report, a source in the community, however, said the herdsman allegedly carried out the evil act on December 28, 2019, in Ufuezeraku, Ugwulangwu in Ohaozara local government area.
Loveth Odah, the Police spokesman in the state, confirmed the incident.
She said the suspect was arrested on December 29, 2019, and will soon be charged to court.
Odah gave the name of the victim as Madam Okereke while the suspect name is simply Isa.
The spokesman noted that calm has been restored in the area as the Police Command deployed more officers to calm the people of the area down.
Peter Obasi, the town Union Chairman of the Area, also confirmed the incident.
He, however, called for peace from the community while urging the Police to ensure that justice is done to the perpetrators.
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