SUSPECTED MURDER: The River state police command on 24/1/18 at about 0530Hrs, stormed Ibe Street in Elekahia, PHALGA, where one Chiburuoma Boms ‘f’ 19yrs was allegedly strangled to death and forced into a Septic Tank by persons said to be her relations.
In a statement by the police public relation officer, DSP NNAMDI OMONI said men of the Elekahia Police Station acting on credible information arrested six persons and they are helping the police with the investigation, while her corpse has been evacuated from the pit and taken to the mortuary for autopsy.
The statement said the CP has ordered for the transfer of the matter to State CID, while efforts are on to arrest other suspects at large.
The statement further said the Commissioner of Police, Zaki M. Ahmed appealed to residents of Elekahia to remain calm as the Police is poised to bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act to justice, urging the public to be vigilant and report all suspicious movements/persons to the Police. Continue reading