School VP Arrested for Killing Principal

School VP Arrested for Killing Principal

The police in Delta say they have arrested one Daniel Okpobusa, Vice Principal of Elume Grammar School, Sapele in Delta, for allegedly killing Mrs Rosemary Ojuederie, the Principal of the school.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Charles Muka, who confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Asaba said that Okpobusa had confessed to the crime.

According to Muka, Ojuederie, 56, was on Thursday, June 28 murdered in her room by unknown assailants.

"However, through information, her VP (Special Duties), one Daniel Okpobusa, 45 years, was arrested and under intense interrogation, he confessed to killing the woman for an undisclosed reason.

"In his confession, he narrated how he went to the late principal’s residence and shot her through the slide window with a locally made pistol,'' Muka said.

He said that the culprit later led Sapele Police team to where the gun was recovered with five live cartridges in the bush.

Muka said that the suspect was helping the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Asaba in the investigation, adding that he would be made to face the full wrath of the law.


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