Reports reaching NAIJ.com show that a Nigerian couple have entered hot soup after being found in possession of a dead woman's phone.
Nigerian couple, Emeka Adibe and Monica Adibe have been arrested after they were caught in possession of a deceased woman's phone. The late woman is Amaka Okere was reportedly kidnapped and murdered in Mbieri, Mbaitoli local government area of Imo state.
Emeka said his wife gave him the phone. In his words: “I swear, I don’t know anything about the phone. It is my wife that brought it and the police saw it and arrested me. This phone has put me in trouble.”
Monica spoke to Vanguard saying that her sister's husband gave her the phone: “I am a native of Arochukwu in Abia State; I am married with two kids. I went for a child dedication in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. While preparing to return home, my sister’s husband gave me a phone. I did not know it was not his. When I returned home, my husband saw the phone, took it and started using it; the Police arrested him. I came to ask why he was arrested and the Police also arrested me.”
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The state’s Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, said: “You will recall that on March 1, Mrs Amaka Okere, aged 45, of Mbieri in Mbaitoli local government area of Imo state, was kidnapped and murdered. Investigations are in progress. Emeka Adibe and Monica Adibe were arrested on June 15 in Rivers state and the victim’s telephone handset recovered from them."
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