House Help Arrested By Police Over Death Of His Former Boss

By Chinenye Festus:-

The Police Public Relations officer in Nasarawa State Ramhal Nansel on Thursday in a statement revealed that the police have in their custody one Cephas Iliya whom they arrested in connection with the death of Mr. Martins Omeri who worked as an auditor with the Federal government.

Mr. Ramhal stated that Omeri served as a Deputy chief auditor at the Office of The Accountant-General of the Federation, Abuja. But lived at Navy Estate in Karshi in Karu Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State.

The police spokesperson said the 27-year-old house help of the deceased. was arrested on Tuesday at Karshi Division at the Arab area in the nation’s capital by police men attached to that division

. He noted that security operatives arrested the suspect who hails from Kaduna State, Iliya based on credible intelligence.

The police command spokesman said
“A coordinated and diligent search was conducted in his (the suspect’s) apartment where the following items belonging to the deceased were recovered as exhibit – one Infinix phone, laptop, clothing, pair of shoes, clipper, beddings, and a few other properties,”.
The suspect confessed that he sneaked into the house of the deceased at the dead of the night on November 17, 2020, while he was asleep and killed him using a log of wood while, his dead body was discovered on November 19, 2020.”He added.

Reacting to the incident, the Nasarawa State Commissioner of police directed that the case transferred to the State Criminal and Investigation Department in Lafia for an exhaustive investigation after which the suspect should be arraigned in court.

He, therefore, called on the residents of Nasarawa State to thoroughly get to know the family of those they intend to employ as house help before bringing them into their homes.

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