Benue Police Arrests Varsity Student while Selling Car of a Prof He Robbed and Killed




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The Police Command Benue says it has arrested Mr Jeremiah Nnamdi, a student of Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) over the alleged killing of an associate professor at the institution, Karl Kwaghger.
This is contained in a statement on Saturday by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Catherine Anene.


NAN reports that the university don was killed on Nov. 28 at the Tarka Foundation, Gboko, where he had gone for relaxation.
The police said that the suspect, who hails from Imo State was arrested in Abuja while trying sell a car belonging to the deceased.


“Swiftly, police detectives where deployed the scene where they met the victim brutally stabbed on ribs and cut on his neck.
“The victim was rushed Bishop Murray Hospital where he was confirmed dead, and was deposited at the morgue.


“During investigation, one Jeremiah Nnamdi of Umigwe village, Imo State, a student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi was arrested in Abuja where he went sell the car of the deceased.”
According the police, the suspect has already confessed to the crime and further investigation is ongoing.


“The suspect confessed the crime and further stated that initial intention was to threaten the victim with a make-believe gun and rob the deceased of his car.
“But he ended up killing him because of resistance and took the car away,” the police added.
(NAN)