The Enugu State police command has arrested one Tina Rebecca Sunday for allegedly killing her uncle, one Friday Mathew, aged 48, in the Independence Layout area of Enugu on Thursday, October 26, 2017.
Tina, an Akwa Ibom State indigene, lived with the deceased man. Tina was arrested while trying to escape, after committing the murder Punchng reports.
Tina, in her confessional statement, said however that the murder was accidental. She disclosed that she killed her uncle while struggling to escape his attempt to have forceful sex with her.
She said Matthew has been trying to have carnal knowledge of her for a very long time, she has been resisting his advances, but he never gave up, until the incident that occurred around 8:30 pm on October 26.
Tina stated that Mathew, who thought she was asleep, snuck up to her bed and tried to rape her.She then kicked Mathew on his genitals in a bid to stop him from having his way. He became angry and they both struggled and she smashed his head with a stone, she fell down and died.
The Police spokesman In Enugu, while confirming the incident said just then that the deceased’s son came in from an errand and met his father dead.But Tina told him to keep quiet in order not to attract the neighbors, she then proceeded to take the boy to relative and locked the door.
She attempted to flee Enugu before she was apprehended.