A 51-year old herbalist, whose identity has not been revealed, has been arrested by men of the Edo State Police Command over the murder of a 75-year old woman, Mrs. Betsy Egbeobamwonyi.
Betsy was gruesomely murdered at her apartment as she was severally stabbed and her throat sliced.
She was lying on the bed beside her four years old grandson when she was killed.
Acting Public Relations Officer for Edo State Police Command, SP Stephen Onwochei who confirmed the incident said the police acted on intelligence reports.
Onwochei appealed to the deceased immediate family and members of the public to provide useful information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrators.
It will be recalled that the incident occurred at Oseye Street, Off Okunwague Street, Off Upper Sokponba Road, Ikpoba-Okha local government.