Confirming the incident, Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said the suspect has been arrested and the body of the deceased deposited at the hospital mortuary, The Nation Newspaper reports.
He said a pair of female slippers and unused condoms were recovered as exhibits.
He said, “On 23/1/2021 at about 6:30 am, there was a report at Awada Police Station that on the same day at about 3:am, a girl of about 23years old whose name and address is yet unknown fell down from the 5th floor of a five storey building at N0.6 Orakwe close, fizzle Awada Obosi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.”
“Police operatives attached to Awada Division visited the scene, photographed the victim and rushed her to Bex hospital Onitsha for medical attention but was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.”
“Consequently, a preliminary inquiry from the occupants of the compound revealed that the girl was allegedly pushed down from the room of one Nonso Eze ‘m’ aged 37years of the same address who is occupying the 5th floor following a quarrel.”
“Suspect was subsequently arrested and search executed in his apartment where a pair of female slippers and the unused condom was recovered as exhibits.”
“Meanwhile, her corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy while the investigation is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident after which suspect will be brought to book.”