Chiadikobi Nnadi, 29, who was suspected to have killed Kenechukwu Okeke, the human rights activist and supporter of President Buhari, has been remanded in prison.
Recall that Daily Report Nigeria had in November reported the news of the killing of Kenechukwu in his compound at Nkpor, Near Onitsha by his former tenant, Nnadi over a disagreement on rent.
Nnadi, led his gang to Okeke house, macheted him, and poured fuel on him, before setting him ablaze.
The state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, who revealed that Chiadikobi has been remanded in prison after being arraigned today said:
“The suspect, one Chiadikobi Nnaji, ‘M’ Aged 29 years implicated in the brutal murder of Kenechukwu Okeke has today, 9 December 2021 been charged to court and subsequently remanded in a correctional facility in Anambra State.
“Recall, following the murder incident that took place in Nkpor on 28th October 2021, which also trended on the social media, the Commissioner of Police, Anambra Command, CP Echeng Echeng had then ordered the immediate arrest of persons linked to the murder. The order resulted in the investigation and arrest of Chiadikobi Nnaji.
“The CP thanked members of the public, especially family members of the deceased as well as their well-wishers for their various support which led to the arrest of the suspect. The CP also assures that the Command will always live up to expectation in the discharge of its statutory responsibilities.”