Uchenna Inya, Abakaliki
Police in Ebonyi State have arrested some persons in Umuezeoka Umueze, Effium Autonomous community, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state over the death of one Ifeanyi Nwokwu and his alleged lover and widow Nkechi Ezaka Ucha in the community.
Nkechi lost her husband years ago and has not remarried since then.
Nwokwu and the widow have been lovers and they slept off in the man’s house in the community from where they were murdered in the midnight on Sunday.
Their bodies were discovered on Monday night with some arrests made.
It was learnt that Nwokwu is married with children but the wife and the children are living in the wife’s house.
A source in the community who gave his name simply as Nweke told our correspondent that apart from Nwokwu, another man known in the community was dating Nkechi.
He alleged that the man the community know very well for dating the woman may have masterminded the killings of Nwokwu and Nkechi out of jealous.