A 24-year-old Nigerian man has been arrested by the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) for allegedly assaulting his Filipina lover in Novaliches, in the Philippines.
PLTCOL Jerry Castillo, Station Commander of PS 4 (Novaliches) identified the suspect as Chukwukamnene Augustine Chukwujekwu, a native of Onitsha, Anambra State and presently residing at Brgy. Nova Proper, Novaliches, Quezon City.
Castillo said the suspect and the alleged victim have been live-in partners for almost eleven months.
On Saturday, July 1, 2023, at 1:00 PM, Chukwujekwu and the suspect had a heated argument. The said victim claimed Chukwujekwu got irked then choked and slapped her face five times.
The victim sought the assistance of PS 4 operatives who responded immediately and arrested the suspect.
The suspect was charged for violation of R.A. 9262 or the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004.