Kogi State Police Command arrests suspected murderer in Lokoja
A middle-aged man has been arrested by the Police in connection with the death of his friend at Felele, a suburb of Lokoja, the Kogi state capital.
The suspect and his collaborators were alleged to have dumped the remains of the deceased into a plastic drum and buried him within the premises of his (prime suspect) house.
According to sources, the victim, called, Kehinde, bought a new SIENNA car and his killers his known friends were said to have lured him to celebrate his achievement in the prime suspect’s house at Felele near Lokoja.
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Findings reveal that the crime was committed on the 24th of July this year and the accused is currently singing as the operatives of the state CID in Lokojo intensify the investigation to unravel the death of his intimate friend, who died mysteriously.
The accused person, whose details were not released by police, allegedly killed his friend, the late Mr Kehinde Ajayi, on Sunday, July 24, 2023, who just bought a Toyota Sienna ash colour with registration number LSD 228 HJ.
When the family of Kehinde noticed their absence they swiftly reported the case of a missing person to the police, and one of his friends who is a suspect was arrested last week as he gave useful information about what happened to the late Kehinde.
The suspects were alleged to have moved away with the victim’s car after the gruesome murder.
Reliable sources at State headquarters of the Police command hinted that the suspect led investigators on Monday to his own house where he buried the remains of Kehinde.
Meanwhile, an angry mob attacked the house of the suspect after the body had been exhumed from the house by the police.
Meanwhile the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, SP. William Ayah, who confirmed the incident,
assured that thorough investigations are ongoing to bring the suspects and cohorts to book.