A 20 year old man arrested for killing a woman for ritual purposes
Akpoghene Idogo, a 20-year-old cobbler, and one Onos Simon were arrested for conspiring to murder Mrs. Patience Komor for money ritual purposes.
After killing the woman, the suspects removed some vital organs and buried her body in a shallow grave. While Simon was apprehended two days after the incident, Idogo, who had fled the region to escape being apprehended, was arrested in Kwale, where he was hiding.
Edafe Bright, a public relations officer with the Delta State Police, said:
“Following a rip-off, the Divisional Police Officer, Oleh Police Station, Paul Oboware, on August 6, 2021, led a combined team of policemen and some vigilante group to Kwale town, where Akpoghene Idogo was arrested.
“The suspect has been on the run after the alleged murder of the woman who is a pepper seller alongside his friend who was earlier arrested.
“Effort to arrest other suspects who contracted and paid the suspects N100,000 for the dastardly act is ongoing.”