Police Arrest Domestic Worker Over Alleged Killing Of Former Boss In Nasarawa 

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By; SAMSON YAKI, Lafia

Police in Nasarawa State has arrested a 27- year-old domestic worker, for allegedly killing his former employer, Martins Omeri.

In a statement by the Command’s Spokesman, ASP Ramhan Nansel,  made available to newsmen in Lafia, said the victim, who was a Deputy Chief Auditor in the office of the Accountant General of Federation, Abuja and lived at Navy Estate Karshi, Karu Local Government Area of the state, was killed on the night of November 17, while asleep.

Nansel said that Police personnel attached to Karshi Division later arrested the suspect from a hideout in Abuja, based on credible intelligence.

 “On Nov. 24, at about 11: 45 a.m., Police personnel attached to Karshi Division acted on credible intelligence and arrested the suspect at Arab area, FCT Abuja”.

 According to the PPRO, the suspect had confessed to the crime and narrated how he sneaked into the deceased’s apartment on November 17, and killed him using a log of wood while he slept.

He said that a diligent search was conducted in the suspect’s apartment where items belonging to the deceased were recovered as exhibits.

“They include one Infinix phone, Laptop, Clothing, pair of shoes, Clipper, Beddings and a few other properties,” Nansel said.

He said that the Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa, Bola Longe, had directed that the case should be transferred to the State Criminal and Investigation Department, Lafia for further investigation and subsequent prosecution.

Nansel quoted the CP as enjoining members of the public to ensure thorough screening, to know the background of whoever they intend to engage as domestic worker.


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