Breaking News

Police Arrest Four Suspects Who Killed Two Persons Over N20,000

By Adeshina Precious

The operatives of Delta State Police Command have arrested four suspects who allegedly murdered two persons, Dominic Uguru and his male friend whose name and address are not known.

A press release issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe on Sunday said, the suspects were arrested following a report received by the DPO, Sapele Division from a distressed caller (name withheld).

The statement reads, “on 16/11/2022 at about 0900hours, he (distress caller) discovered that his landlord named Uguru Dominic ‘m’ aged 29yrs and his male friend name and address not known were found dead in the bathroom, suspected to have been murdered by unknown persons and that the suspect made away with the victim’s Toyota Corolla car with Reg no. ABJ 271 white in colour.

“The DPO then detailed detectives to unravel the mystery behind the deaths. Consequently, the team swung into action, and embarked on an intelligence-led investigation which led to the arrest of one Ogadinma Francis A.K.A “Gentle”, aged 27yrs and the deceased Vehicle recovered from him.

“Suspect confessed that he did a filling job for the deceased and after working for him, he refused to pay him the agreed amount. The suspect also stated that he conspired with his friends to commit the crime.

“Acting on his confession, the three accomplices namely, Goodnews Abaje ‘m’ age 30yrs, Obunwa Kasim ‘m’ age 25yrs and Bright Osifo ‘m’ age 23yrs were arrested. They stated that the initial plan was to rob the victim, they tied them up till about 4:30 am and then forced him to transfer the sum of thirty-six thousand Naira (N36,000) to one of the suspect’s accounts.

“They further stated that they decided to kill both of them because they felt the victims recognized them and will report them to the Police. The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, PSC+ has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation department for further Investigation”, it added.

Do you have any information you wish to share with us? Do you want us to cover your event or programme? For Adverts or report call/WhatsApp us on +2349064433505 or reach us at

No comments