• Sat. Jul 13th, 2024

Following report received by the DPO Sapele Division from a distress caller (name withheld), that on 16/11/2022 at about 0900hours, he discovered that his landlord named Uguru Dominic ‘male’ aged 29 yrs and his male friend name and address not known were found dead in the bathroom, suspected to have been murdered by unknown persons, and that the suspect made away with the victim’s Toyota Corolla car with Reg no. ABJ 271 white in colour, the DPO detailed detectives to unravel the mystery behind the deaths.

Consequently, the team swung into action, embarked on an intelligence led investigation which led to the arrest of one Ogadinma Francis A.K.A “Gentle”, aged 27yrs and the deceased Vehicle recovered from him.

A statement signed by the Delta State Command, Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, to hybridnewsng.com reads that the suspect confessed that he did a filling job for the deceased and after working for him, he refused to pay him the agreed amount.

The suspect also stated that he conspired with his friends to commit the crime. Acting on his confession, the three accomplices namely, Goodnews Abaje ‘male’ age 30 yrs, Obunwa Kasim ‘male’ age 25 yrs and Bright Osifo ‘male’ age 23 yrs were arrested.

“They stated that the initial plan was to rob the victim, they tied them up till about 4:30am and then forced him to transfer the sum of thirty-six thousand naira (#36,000) to one of the suspects account”

“They further stated that they decided to kill both of them because they felt the victims recognized them and will report them to the Police”

The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, PSC+ has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation department for further Investigation.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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