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Christain Beaten To Death Over N3,000 Theft

Christain Beaten To Death Over N3,000 Theft
  • PublishedMay 8, 2021

Delta State Police Command has arrested one Mr Efe Lucky and Mr Ramson Akpojibu for allegedly beating their friend to death over allegation of theft of their N3,000 and mobile phones.

Police spokesperson in the command, Mr. Bright Edafe made it known in a statement, yesterday.

According to him, “On the 3/5/2021 at about 1430hrs, we received a distressed call from a good Samaritan, reported that one Efe Lucky and Ramson Akpojibu both ‘m’ of Ughoton community Okpe LGA brought a patient, one Mr Christain ‘m’ to one of the clinics in Warri.

“As soon as he was confirmed dead, the duo with bloodstains on their clothes were about to abscond. The men of the Nigeria Police, Orerokpe Division deployed to the clinic, following the distressed call arrested them.

“The corpse was viewed and signs of violence was seen on the body of the deceased.

“The corpse was photographed and deposited at Orerokpe General Hospital mortuary. The police arrested the two suspects Efe Lucky ‘m’ and Ramson Akpojibu ‘m’, and the premises of the suspects were searched. A blood-stained cutlass, hammer, and blood-soaked towel were recovered.

“They confessed that they were five in number and they beat up the deceased to death over allegation of stealing their three thousand naira (N3,000.00) and phones.

“Effort is in place to get the three other suspects arrested. The Commissioner of Police Delta State has ordered that the case be transferred to State criminal investigation department for further investigation”, the statement read.

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