Imo State for being in possession of a phone belonging to late Mrs. Amaka Okere who was kidnapped and murdered in Mbieri, Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State
Parading the suspects, the state Commissioner of Police , Chris Ezike, said the couple was apprehended in Rivers State in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Mrs. Amaka
Ezike said, “ You may recall that on March 1 , 2017, one Mrs. Amaka Okere , aged 45 , of Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State was kidnapped and murdered .
“ Emeka Adibe and Monica Adibe were arrested on June 15 , 2017 in Rivers State in connection with the murder and the victim ’s telephone handset recovered from them .Investigations are ongoing .”
The couple said the telephone was given to them by their in -law, Chuks Ikechukwu, said to be on the run.