The police on Wednesday paraded 36 suspects, including a female, in connection with various crimes in different locations in the country.
“Between December 19 and 20, 2019, she visited her lover who lured her to the house of a native doctor, Rafiu Afolabi, 67, in Benue, where she was murdered and her body buried in a shallow grave in the forest.
“Akpan promised to pay Afolabi N5m out of the N14m he had collected from Josephine. It took intense effort and massive follow-up by the Intelligence Response Squad before the crime was uncovered.”
However, Akpan denied killing Josephine, saying that he had planned to marry her between December 28 and 29.
He added that she came to visit her to see assess preparation on December 17 and left safely on December 19.
Also paraded was Prince Ruben, 27, who was accused of kidnapping, raping, robbing, killing and mutilating the body of one Joy Saturday, a mother of four.
Reuben confirmed his involvement in the crime. (The PUNCH)
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Source: News Express