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