Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old man, Okpegboro Avwerosuo, who allegedly killed his roommate, dismembered the physique and offered the very important organs to a pastor for ritual functions.
It was gathered that the incident occurred at Mile 2 Sagbama City, Sagbama Native Authorities Space of Bayelsa State over the weekend.
Scene of the crime
The suspect, who hails from Ughelli North, Delta State, had invited the deceased to come back to Sagbama to hitch the motorcycling enterprise and warranted him that the enterprise is flourishing due to the Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro Faculty of Schooling (IJBCOE) sited within the space.
In keeping with a neighbor, who spoke to Nigerian Tribune, when the deceased arrived within the city, he hadn’t stayed for greater than two weeks when Okpegboro struck him with a mortar pestle in the course of the night time, crushing his cranium and killing him within the course of.
“After killing him, he dismembered the physique, preserved the very important organs and put the opposite components in separate sacks which he disposed of within the early hours of the next day. Whereas he was disposing of the sacks, one other neighbour who noticed him and suspected his actions confronted him later within the afternoon in regards to the whereabouts of his roommate,” the neighbour narrated.
“The suspect claimed that the deceased has travelled again to Delta State for an pressing enterprise. Not happy together with his response, the neighbour compelled his manner into the room and noticed bloodstains in every single place. The neighbour held him down and alerted the native vigilante which ultimately known as the police in to arrest the suspect
“Upon interrogation, earlier than he was handed over to the police, the suspect confessed that he had offered the very important organs of his pal to a pastor in Port Harcourt who’s at the moment at giant for ritual functions.”
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident stated:
“The suspect one Okpegboro Avwerosuo ‘M’ Age 34 Years from Ughelli North, Delta State. He’s detained at SCID for additional investigation. The title of the sufferer is but unknow.”
The Chairman of SALGA, Hon. Embeleakpo P. Alale on Tuesday, Might 25, visited a homicide scene at Sagbama. He was accompanied by The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Sagbama, CSP Numoupeide Ben, the Paramount Ruler of Sagbama HRH Moses Ojo Magbisa and a Chief of Tungbabiri Neighborhood Pereagbe P. Pereagbe.