- The operatives of the police force have arrested a suspected killer of a university don in Benue
- The suspect, Nnamdi Jeremiah, was arrested where he was about to sell the stolen car of his victim Karl Kwaghger
- The deceased lecturer, found in his poll of blood, was allegedly killed by Jeremiah on Saturday, November 28
Nnamdi Jeremiah, the suspected killer of Karl Kwaghger, a lecturer in the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, the Benue state capital, has been finally arrested.
The suspect, who hailed from Imo, was nabbed in Abuja where he went to sell the car of the deceased, according to a police source.
Speaking on the arrest in a statement issued by the Benue command's public relation officer, the state police commissioner, Anene Sewuese Catherine, said the suspect is a student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Markurdi.
Catherine said the Jeremiah confessed to killing the lecturer who was found in a pool of blood at J.S. Tarka Foundation, at about 21:20 pm on Saturday, November 28.
She further stated that the suspect said he only threatened the victim with a fake gun and rob him of his car with no intention of killing him. She added that the suspect ended up killing the lecturer because of his resistance.
The police command assured that the suspect will be charged to court to face the full wrath of the law after the conclusion of the investigation.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the suspected kidnapper and killer of the Nasarawa state chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Philip Tatari Shekwo, was arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).
Governor Abdullahi Sule disclosed this Tuesday, December 1 in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital. According to the governor, the killer, Mohammed Usman was arrested at Asakio, Lafia East local government by the police.
The governor further revealed that Usman has since confessed to the crime after he was apprehended.
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