• Police arrests suspected killers of Delta State University student

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    The Delta State Police Command said it has arrested the suspected killers of a 200L Delta State University student, Faith Omodon.

    The Delta State Police announced the arrest of the suspects in a statement on Wednesday.

    “It would be recalled that on April 1, 2024, one Faith Omodon, a 200L student of Delta State University, Agbor who went to the farm in Ewohon/Uwemen communities in Edo State with a Lifan CG 125 motorcycle and never returned was declared missing on account of her father, one Edward Omodon’s report to Abudu Division, Edo State,” the police said.
    “After a preliminary investigation was conducted by Abudu Division, the case was transferred to State CID, Benin.

    “The State CID operatives while collaborating with the Vigilantes group arrested two suspects, Godspower Chukwuedo, 23 years and Christopher Nwachukwu, 22 years.”

    The Police said the suspects confessed that they were sent by one Chukwuyem Jonah, a 26-year-old native doctor who lives in Iru community near Abudu, Edo State to go after the lady in the farm and kidnap her to enable them collect ransom from her rich father with the promise of paying them 30,000 naira.

    According to the Police, the suspects further confessed that they were resisted by Omodon and in the process, they strangulated her to death.

    The Police stated that on Tuesday, May 7 at about 9pm, its operatives stormed Iru Community and arrested the native doctor.

    “Investigation has commenced in other to recover her corpse, and suspects process to court,” the police said.

    “The Commissioner of Police Edo State, CP Funsho Adegboye, has advised parents and guardians to monitor their children anywhere they go to and the kinds of friends they keep, noting that the atmosphere is so dangerous these days.”

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