Men of Ebonyi State Police have arrested a herdsman for allegedly raping a 56-year-old woman to death.
A source in the community, however, said the herdsman allegedly carried out the evil act on 28th December 2019 in Ufuezeraku, Ugwulangwu in Ohaozara local government area.
Police spokesman in the state, Loveth Odah who confirmed the incident, said the suspect was arrested on 29th December and will soon be charged to court.
Mrs Odah gave the name of the victim as Mrs Okereke while the suspect name is simply Isa.
The spokesman noted that calm has been restored in the area as the Police Command deployed more officers to calm the people of the area down.
Town Union Chairman of the Area, Mr Peter Obasi also confirmed the incident.
He, however, called for peace from the community while urging the Police to ensure that justice is done to the perpetrators.