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Pregnant woman Kicked to Death during Market Quarrel.

A 34-year-old suspect identified as Florence Ugwu has been arrested by officers of the Nigerian Police force in Ebonyi for the death of a pregnant woman identified Jane Ekpe.

The incident was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Ebonyi, DSP Lovett Odah who disclosed that the case was reported by the Victim's father, Bartholomew Ekpe at Ohaukwu Police division.

According to the police report filed by Jane's father, his pregnant daughter reportedly had a disagreement with Florence at the market which eventually got physical as Florence kicked pregnant Jane in the stomach which led to the pregnant woman bleeding profusely.

She was rushed to the medical hospital shortly where medical experts delivered her of a premature baby but Jane sadly passed on afterwards.

Following the report, the DPO arranged for the recovery of the corpse which was deposited at Comprehensive hospital in Ngbo.

The DPO further ordered the arrest of Florence, the suspect which led to the ongoing preliminary investigation.

According to the PPRO, the commissioner of Police in Ebonyi State, Philip Sule Maku ordered an immediate investigation into the incident.

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Bartholomew Ekpe Florence Ugwu Jane Lovett Odah PPRO

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