Police operatives attached to the Anambra state command Special Anti Robbery Squad(SARS) have arrested three men for allegedly abducting and killing a 34-year-old manÂ identified as Henry Okam in Okija, an area in the state.
Disclosing this to newsmen, Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the state police command, gave the names of theÂ suspectsÂ asÂ Obasi Faith Ezinne, 23, Mbaitolu Imo State;Â Ntomchukwu Anabaraonye,Â 33,Â of Okija andÂ Abuchi Obinna âmâ aged 26 years of Ihiala.
According to him, the suspects had on August 30,Â allegedly abducted Okam,Â who is fromÂ Okija in Ihiala LGA, killed him with a pump-action gunÂ and subsequently buried him in a shallow grave.
âTHE SUSPECTS WHO VOLUNTARILY CONFESSED TO THE CRIME, TOOK OPERATIVES TO A THICK FOREST IN IHIALA WHERE THE DECOMPOSING BODY OF THE VICTIM WAS EXHUMED AND RECOVERED TO THE MORTUARY FOR AUTOPSY AFTER IT WAS CERTIFIED DEAD BY A MEDICAL DOCTOR.
CONSEQUENTLY, THE POMP ACTION USED BY THE SUSPECTS IN PERPETRATING THE HENIOUS CRIME INCLUDING THE VICTIMâS PHONES WERE ALSO RECOVERED IN THEIR POSESSION AND REGISTERED AS EXHIBITSâ THE SUSPECT SAID
Haruna said the case is under investigation after which the suspects and their accomplices would be brought to book.
See the graphic photo of the deceased below.
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