According to a report reaching 9jatoday at this time confirms that a burglar has ended his own life while trying to escape arrest in Imo State.
Imo State police command has through its spokesperson confirmed the death of one Akunacha, who kills himself by jumping down from a two-storey building after an attempted robbery.
The police spokesman, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed on Sunday that the burglar, who confessed his name as Uche Akunacha, 41 from Owerri, has died after jumping from a two-storey building, running from the apartment of one Tochukwu Okafor, where he attempted to steal from.
Ikeokwu explained that Okafor tried to prevent the burglar from escaping the room by raising alarm, but that he managed to escape and jumped to his death.
Orlando in his report said; “One Tochukwu Okafor of the College Road, Mgbidi, reported that he came back to his house and saw his door key damaged.
“On entering, he saw a man with a spanner ransacking his room and he prevented the thief from running out of the room and raised the alarm.
“The hoodlum managed to free himself and jumped down from the corridor of two-storey building and landed on his head.”
He added that the burglar though did not die on the spot, but gave up the ghost after his wife had visited him at the hospital where he was rushed to for treatment.