The Rivers State Police Command has taken into custody a man named Prince Owabie from Rumueperikom community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the State for allegedly killing and burying his pregnant girlfriend inside his apartment.
The victim, Better Ozige Nwabueze who was reported to be Owabie’s pregnant girlfriend was murdered in a one-room apartment located around Wimpy Junction, shared by the couple.
The incident occurred on Sunday, but the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, by operatives of the Nigerian Police Force following a tip-off.
The tip-off was as a result of Owabie’s friends who reported the crime to the police after the perpetrator confessed to them.
At the time of the report, the body of the slain pregnant lady has not been exhumed from the suspect’s apartment.
Meanwhile, Owabie has been moved to the State Criminal Investigative and Intelligence Department (SCIID).