A police inspector in Imo State has committed suicide after killing a couple. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the late inspector, Kenneth Enamika, took his life after killing Oluchi and Cajethan Aputanze, in Mgbidi, Oru West Local Government Area of Imo State.
Ikeokwu said police went to the scene after one Alloy Eze reported the case at the Oru West Divisional Police Headquarters. Ikeokwu said the dead inspector; Enamika left a suicide note where he disclosed that Oluchi had promised to marry him after collecting N150, 000. Enamika later discovered that she was actually married to Cajethan Aputanze. Police also recovered an AK-47 rifle at the scene.
The police spokesperson said, “On March 22, 2020, one Alloy Eze of Ozoara, Mgbidi, Oru West LGA, Imo State, reported to the Oru West Divisional Police Headquarters that he returned home only to meet the corpses of three persons behind his house. Upon the receipt of the report, personnel of the division moved to the scene and met the corpses of Oluchi Aputanze, Cajethan Aputanze and Inspector Kenneth Enamika, who was attached to the 29 Police Mobile Force, Awka, Anambra State.
“One AK-47 rifle was recovered from the scene as well as a note declaring intent to kill Oluchi and Cajethan Aputanze, and to also commit suicide. In the note, Enamika claimed that Oluchi obtained the sum of N150,000 from him, claiming that she was single and had accepted to marry him.
“Enamika later discovered that she was actually married to Cajethan Aputanze. He also claimed that in an effort to recover his money, Cajethan threatened to kill him through diabolical means. As a result, he resorted to self-help, that is, by killing the couple and committing suicide.”