Ogbonna Nwankwo arrested over knife attack on woman

Police in Anambra state have arrested a 41-year-old Nigerian, Ogbonna Nwankwo for attempting to kill a woman during a knife attack.

The suspect, Nwankwo stabbed the victim in the stomach inside a motel in Orumba South on Thursday before attempting to cut off one of her breasts for alleged ritual.

According to the police, a motel manager came to her rescue after hearing her cry out.

The victim was treated at a local hospital, but her condition was not immediately made public.

Nwankwo was also treated at the hospital after he was attacked by a group of bystanders apparently angered over his alleged attack.

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Police are continuing their investigation into the circumstances of the attack.