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How we arrested four suspects over taxi driver’s murder in Rivers – Police

The Rivers State Police Command has described how its agents tracked down and apprehended four suspects in connection with the suspected murder of a taxi driver named Onyekachi Obioma Chukwuagu.

Chukwuagu was assassinated on March 22, 2022, in Rumuodogo, Emohua Local Government Area of the state.

The perpetrators were said to have abducted their victim while posing as passengers and then murdered him when he rejected their effort to steal his automobile.

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According to Grace Iringe-Koko, acting spokesperson for the state police command, the suspects abandoned their victim’s vehicle along the wayside.

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She said on receipt of the information, men of the command were “swiftly deployed to cordon off the area”.

The suspects include; Obichi Ngita (20), Chisom Honest (20), Young Chitu (21) and Omens Woke (21).

The police said Honest was arrested after an intense search after which he led operatives of the command to the location of the corpse and assisted in the arrest of the remaining suspects.

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The police spokesman also revealed that the suspects confessed to killing their victim with a machete “for refusing to cooperate with them”.

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