Police arrest suspected killers of female Corps member in Benue


Police arrest suspected killers of female Corps member in Benue

The Benue State Police Command has arrested three suspected robbers who killed a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member identified as Irene Chioma Emmanuel.

 

The State Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Adesina, who disclosed this to journalists on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, said that the corps member was killed while she was trying to protect her laptop from being taken away.

 

“The suspected robbers confessed to have been part of the robbery and killing of a female youth corps member, one Irene Chioma Emmanuel whom they killed while she was trying to protect her laptop from them,” he stated. 

 

The commissioner also paraded two suspected bandits who kidnapped and killed a Benue State Volunteer Guard

 

“On 24/1/2024 at about 1500hrs, while information was received that dreaded armed bandits led by one Chen ‘m’ and Iorpuu Ayangeer ‘m’ blocked Tse-Kperse, Naindo-Zaki-Biam road,” the CP said.

 

“They abducted one Aornen Kpor ‘m’, a member of Benue State Volunteer Guard, who was travelling along the route to an unknown destination.

“During the investigation, one Vanen Mnyim ‘m’ and Adera Terseer ‘m’ both of Ngenev, Ukum LGA were arrested in connection with the case

 

“These suspects confessed to the crime and led the Police team to a bush at Adogo village where the victim was killed and buried in a shallow grave. The corpse has been exhumed and deposited at the hospital for autopsy and proper burial while investigation is ongoing.

 

“Other suspects paraded were, Precious Ebuka Chukwu,.Tyav Wuese and Tyav Terkuma who are blacksmiths in Adikpo, Kwande LGA but  specialized in fabricating guns.”

 

The CP called on the people of the state to always furnish the police with useful information that can lead to the arrest of criminals, adding that all the suspects will soon be charged in court. 



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