Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a commercial motorcyclist popularly called okada rider for murdering a 50-year-old woman, Patience Komore and selling her body parts.
It was gathered that the woman went missing on August 2, 2021 after she left the house to Umeh market in Isoko South LGA of the state to get fish.
The State commissioner of police, CP Ari Mohammed Ali, who disclosed this said the 25-year suspect, Onos Simon confessed to have committed the crime with one Akpoghene, who is now at large.
He said: “The DPO Mobilized police operatives, vigilante, and community leaders who continuously worked together and gathered information regarding the case.
“Acting on a tip off, on August 3, Onos Simon, 25, a commercial motorcycle rider was arrested for being the person who carried the woman on that day.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the killing of Mrs. Komore, in connivance with one Akpoghene Shoemaker now at large.
“They raped her and robbed her of N40,000 before killing her. Not only did they kill her, they also removed her eyes and private part for ritual purposes.
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“The suspect also confessed that a man, Lucky Daniel of Ohoro town, contracted them to bring the body part for him after paying them N100,000.
“The decomposing body has been recovered and deposited in the mortuary. Members of the public are hereby urged to assist the police with useful information that will lead to the arrest of the fleeing suspect.”
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