Man Sets Friend (Father Of Four) Ablaze For Dating His MumBy CHEATMASTER 07:20 Tue, 06 Aug 2013 Comments
A father of four, Mr. Sylvester Ezema, of
Akpa Edem, Nsukka, Enugu State was on
Saturday set ablaze by one Sunday
Ugwuoke of the same community.
The incident, which happened in the early
hours of morning, has created much
confusion and tension in the community.
A source who pleaded anonymity told
DailyPost that the victim was ambushed
around 5:30 a.m when he came out to
According to him, â€œUgwuoke on sighting
Ezema, poured petrol on him before setting
him ablaze. After the heinous act, he ran
away and is still at large till nowâ€.
He further revealed that the shouting of the
victim attracted sympathizers, who rushed
him to Chukwudi Hospital Nsukka, where
he later died.
Meanwhile, Ugwuoke was alleged to have
told some of his friends that he had
warned the victim several times to stop
having amorous relationship with his
Efforts by our correspondent to get
reactions from the deceasedâ€™s family
proved abortive as they declined
When contacted, the Enugu State Police
Public Relation Officer, Ebere Amarizu, DSP,
confirmed the incident and said that police
had started investigations to unravel the
circumstances surrounding the incident.
â€œThe matter has been reported to the
police. After investigations, those indicted
will be arrested and prosecuted.
â€œThe body of the deceased has been
deposited at the Bishop Shanahan Hospital
Nsukka for post mortem examinationâ€,