According to sad report making the rounds, Marcel Abah and his wife, Jacinta, were said to be asleep when they were murdered.
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu State Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, said the incident occurred on September 21, at Amaja, a community located on the border between Enugu and Benue states.
According to information made available by the police, Marcel and Jacinta were asleep when, at about 2am, unidentified hoodlums invaded their home and.......slit their throats.
It read in part, “The dead bodies of the couple were discovered by neighbours, who alerted the police later in the morning.”
Amaraizu said the couple bled to death before they were discovered.
He added that the police had commenced full investigations into the incident.
The police spokesman assured that the perpetrators would not go unpunished.
Meanwhile, the remains of the couple have been deposited in the mortuary at Ogurute General Hospital.
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