Nigeria: Apprentice arrested for killing master and wife in Ogun
Abeokuta, April 3, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Men of Nigeria Police, Ogun state command have arrested one Okwudili Okoro for matching his master who is also his elder brother and his wife to death.
The suspect was arrested following a report by one Joseph Nwagu who reported at Sango Division that Azuibike and his wife have been hacked to death by the suspect and one Kenneth who came all the way from Sapon in Abeokuta to commit the heinous crime.
Upon his report, according to the state police image maker, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the DPO Sango Division, SP Nasirudeen Oyedele led detectives to the scene where the suspect was arrested but his accomplice escaped.
On interrogation, the Ebonyi state born suspect claimed to have served his deceased elder brother for good three years, and when it was time for him to be settled, his brother kept reneging on agreement from time to time.
He stated further that when he realized that his brother was not ready to let him be independent, he contracted one Kenneth, now at large and they both bought two cutlasses, sharpened it to the edges and headed to his deceased elder brother’s house in Ijako.
On getting there, he said, they met the deceased, Azuibike Okoro and his wife Jacinta Okoro eating and before the deceased utter a word, they descended heavily on them with the Sharp cutlasses and matcheted them to death.
The two corpses have been taken to the general hospital otta mortuary for post mortem examination.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.
He equally directed that the escaped accomplice be hunted for and brought to book within the shortest possible time.
The CP appealed to residents of the state not to take any threat to their lives lightly by reporting such to the police no matter who is involved.