Court remands murder suspect, Dike, in prison custody

By Azubuike Okeh,


Port Harcourt   –      A Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt on Tuesday remanded suspected serial killer, Ifeanyi Dike, in prison custody over the alleged murder of an eight-year-old girl.

Police Prosecutor SP Enoch George said Dike administered a substance on Victory Chikamso, which led to her death.

The 23-year-old was said to have removed parts of her body for rituals.

George said that Dike committed the crime on Aug. 8, 2017, at No.8 Messiah Close in Eliozu, Port Harcourt.

The presiding Chief Magistrate, Andrew Amadi-Nna, directed that the case file to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecution for advice and adjourned the matter indefinitely.

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Dike, a second year Physics student of the University of Port Harcourt, was earlier arrested in Port Harcourt over his involvement in Chikamso’s murder but he escaped from detention a few days after his arrest and was declared wanted by the Nigeria Police.

His disappearance massive protest among residents of the little girl’s community and led to the arrest of an officer, Sergeant Johnbosco Okorinize, who reportedly aided his escape.

However, the Police re-arrested him in Barkin Ladi, Jos, from where he was returned to Port Harcourt for prosecution.

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