Kogi Police Arrest Three for Kidnapping, Killing Female Lecturer

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Kogi State Police Command has arrested three men who allegedly kidnapped and gang raped a female lecturer, Miss Christiana Agbulu, to death in Lokoja.

The decomposed body‎ of Agbulu was found in a shallow grave along Lokoja-Abuja road with efforts of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Agbulu, Lecturer 1 of the Biological Sciences department, Federal University of Agriculture Markudi, Benue State, was declared missing between Benue and Kogi States on November 26, 2016, by ASUU‎-FUAM.

Thisday reliably gathered on Wednesday from ‘A’ division Police Station in Lokoja that the leader of the gang was arrested through Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of one of the commercial bank in Lokoja where he had gone to withdraw N100,000 as part of the N150,000 ransom they asked for.

Sources at the Police Station further confirmed to Thisday that it was through the ATM that the arrest was made after some weeks as they were able to identified him through his identity.

According to the source, the arrest of the gang leader led to the arrest of the remaining two members who later gave useful information to the police on how they kidnapped, raped her to death and then buried her in a shallow grave along Lokoja-Abuja road.

Miss Agbulu was on a visit to her friend, one Mr. Levi Asambe, staff of Obajana Cement company, before the incident occured.

Confirming the arrest to journalists yesterday in Lokoja, the state Police Public Relation Officer, Mr. William Ayah, said so far, they have arrested three persons in connection with the kidnapping and killing of the lady.

He also confirmed that the phone of the lady was also recovered from the suspects as he further mentioned that the police command was working round the clock to make the state free of crimes.

Credit: Thisday

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