Sequel to a report that, on 19th of June 2022 at about 10:20 hours, a young man, Ifeanyi Chikere Okoro of No. 4 Bus Stop Area,Old Nekede road Owerri, stabbed a pregnant woman, Mrs Sandra Onyema of the same address, in the stomach and she died on the spot and irate mobs are about lynching the young man. 

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Umuguma Divisional Police Headquarters Owerri,  immediately dispatch two police patrol teams to the scene.

Unfortunately, before their arrival, the irate mob who were in their numbers, have inflicted several matchets cuts of various degrees on the suspect, Ifeanyi Chikere Okoro, threatening to lynch him, when they were stopped by the police operatives, after several pasuasive pleas.

The police operatives who were professionally in their conduct, on rescuing the suspect from the hands of the irate mob, hastily took him to Police Medical Center Owerri, after being rejected by two renowned hospitals. He is presently on admission in the intensive care unit of the hospital receiving treatment . 

Meanwhile, the said pregnant woman whom the irate mobs presumed died is alive but unconscious receiving treatment in Holy Family Hospital Ikenegbu Owerri, Imo State. 

More so, she is not pregnant.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, while commending the officers and men for their timely intervention condemned the action of the irate mob. Stressing that, it is barbaric and unacceptable in law. He advised imolities to always shun self help in criminal matters rather they should always resort to the rule of law.