Two siblings identified as Ifezue Chiamaka and Ifezue Emeka have been arrested and arraigned at the Enugu State Magistrate court for the part they played in the death of a makeup artist who had gone missing for a while now.
It would be recalled that sometime in November 2020, a plea to help find one Ijeoma Nweke was circulated on social media.
These plea went viral.
Ijeoma Nweke, was said to have left home on Nov 11, 2020, for a makeup job and she never came back.
Reports have it that, she had been called and she requested to know the actual address of the place where she was to do the makeup job, but she was simply instructed to meet the prospective client at a bus stop.
Ijeoma’s dead body was later found and reports further have it that acid had being poured all over her.
Further investigations revealed that, Chiamaka had conspired with her brother, Emeka to kill Ijeoma, who she claimed was having an affair with her boyfriend.
Chiamaka had lured Ijeoma by inviting her for a makeup job.
On getting there and not being comfortable, Ijeoma had sent a message to a friend.
After several minutes of arguments, the two siblings were alleged have overpowered and killed her.
Her body was later dumped at the Maryland axis in Enugu, with acid all over it.
Friends and social media users seeking for justice had instituted a harsh tag #Justiceforijeoma, that had gone viral and this culminated in the eventual arrest of the siblings who have been consequently charged with murder.
The suspects were arraigned on Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021, at an Enugu State Magistrate Court.
An eye witness who was present in the court said he saw Emeka Ifezue pouring acid on the body of Ijeoma after they dumped her corpse at the Maryland axis of Enugu Metropolis.
Also present in court was the boyfriend who was willing to testify against the two siblings.
There were however, emotional Scenes in the court premises as the siblings, Chiamaka and Emeka were arraigned for the murder of Ijeoma Nweke In Enugu.
Ijeoma’s distraught mother could be heard in a video asking, “Where is Ijeoma? Where is my daughter?”
The case was adjoined to February 24, 2021.