A prominent chief and a 32 year old man identified as Henry Ikechukwu, have been arrested by the police in Delta State for allegedly killing a teenager.
Onome Onovwakpoyeya, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, revealed that the lifeless body of the teenage girl was found in a sack on a heap of refuse in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta.
The dead body of the girl who was gruesomely murder by the two suspects was found on 18 June, 2019, after visiting her male friend, Ikechukwu, the previous day.
Following his arrest, Ikechukwu confessed that he lured the girl and handed her over to the chief in Abraka community.
“On inspection of the corpse by the police, marks of violence were obvious on the deceased’s neck, which implied that she could have been killed by unknown person or persons.
“Subsequently, in the course of police investigation, the deceased’s male friend, one Henry Ikechukwu, 32, who was last seen with the deceased on June 17, 2019, and had been on the run since the incident, was tracked down and arrested on June 28, 2019,” the Delta State Police PRO said.
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