Why I Macheted My Neighbour To Death, Suspect Confesses - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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Why I Macheted My Neighbour To Death, Suspect Confesses

The suspect, Ejike Okata
Adenike Sanusi
ABEOKUTA - A 27year-old man, Ejike Okata has confessed to the killing of his neighbour, Adeyiba Oladidupo who was reportedly macheted to death.

According to the Police spokesman in Ogun state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the deceased was macheted to death by his neighbour over a minor argument and the suspect ran away immediately after the incident. 

Oyeyemi said upon the report, the DPO Obalende division, CSP Omonijo Sunday mobilized his detectives to the scene where the corpse of the victim was recovered and taken to mortuary for autopsy, while manhunt was launched for the fleeing suspect. 

He said the suspect was apprehended on Sunday when he was about boarding an Ebonyi state bound vehicle. 

The PPRO said, on interrogation, the suspect who hailed from Onueke in Eza south local government area of Ebonyi state confessed macheting the deceased to death because she accused him of stolen a phone which infuriated him.

He confessed further that he cut off the woman's two hands because she wanted to struggle the Cutlass with him.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.

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