Abakaliki: Man Who Stabbed Woman To Death Bags Death By Hanging

By Adadainfo

An Ebonyi High Court, sitting in Abakaliki, Thursday, sentenced one Lucky Godwin to death by hanging. Lucky was found guilty of stabbing one Chinyere to death inside a hotel room in Abakaliki.

He was also found guilty of stealing the deceased’s two year-old girl, whom he traded at Akwukabi Echie, River State.

Our correspodent gathered that Lucky lured Chinyere and her two-year-old child to Abakaliki from Enugu. The deceased and her child lodged at Crown Garden Hotel, Abakaliki, where Lucky killed her with a knife said to have been given to him by a guard of the hotel, identified as Monday Onwe, who was said to have been paid N30, 000.

The corpse of the deceased was found decomposed in 2018, a source said.

Also, Lucky was accused of attempting to kill one Chisom Ugwu, who was pregnant. The attempt was made at a bush behind Girls’ High School, Azuiyikowu, in Abakaliki. He also stole the victim’s two-year-old baby. The event happened on 06/11/2018.

The pregnant woman was rescued behind the school, and close to Crown Garden Hotel, it was gathered. She was stabbed in her neck, abdomen, and back and was in a coma when she was found.

Justice Ihenanchor Chima sentenced the accused to death by hanging. However, the guard was freed for lack of evidence.

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