Boy Set Friend Ablaze Over Mobile Phone In Enugu. A boy was set ablaze in Enugu for allegedly abandoning a barber’s shop. Where a mobile phone was plugged to charge was stolen.
Boy Set Friend Ablaze Over Mobile Phone In Enugu
Report we gathered has it that Wisdom Kelechi had allegedly poured petrol. On his friend who was identified as Junior Onah and set fire on him at about 11:00p.m. on September 25th, 2017.
According to mavelnews sources. Onah’s sin was abandoning his friend’s mobile phone left in his custody in a barber’s shop where it was plugged to charge at Ifoh field in Abakpa Nike, Enugu.
The owner of the phone who was Onah’s friend identified as Kelechi had returned to the shop and could not find his phone. Dumbfounded at the loss of his phone.
He angrily went out and in no time returned with a gallon of fuel, which he poured on his friend and set fire on him.
According to mavelnews report, Onah was said to have been rescued by people, he (Onah). However, sustained severe burns that led to his being rushed to the hospital where doctors are battling to save his life.
The police in Enugu, which confirmed the incident, said Kelechi has been arrested. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ebere Amaraizu.
Who expressed displeasure with the development, said a full-scale investigation. Has been launched into the matter with a view to unraveling the truth.
According to Amaraizu,“The suspect has been promptly arrested by police operatives. And he is helping in the investigations just as the victim was rescued with severe burns and taken to the hospital. Where he is receiving treatment,”.