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Police arrest 22-year-old final year UNIBEN student over murder of 9 ladies


Police arrest 22-year-old final year UNIBEN student over murder of 9 ladies

The Edo State Police Command has arrested a 22-year-old university student for the murder of Glory Adekolure, a University of Benin graduate and 8 other ladies.

Neptune Prime reports that Adekolure went to school for her final clearance on June 13, 2024, and never made it home alive.

Her corpse was later found under a tree on a street in the Iyowa Community of Benin City, close to her house.

Her suspected killer was apprehended in Asaba, Delta State, 15 days after the unfortunate incident.

According to the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Funsho Adegboye, in an interview with Channels Television on Saturday, the suspect confessed to killing Adekolure and at least eight other young women.

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He said, “I am happy to inform the good people of Edo State and the good people of Nigeria that the killer of Glory Adekolure, a 22-year old final year Chemistry student of the University of Benin has been apprehended.

“He was apprehended in Asaba, Delta state. After killing Glory, he ran away, he was aware we were trailing him and due to the painstaking investigations of our anti-kidnapping and cybercrime unit, he was arrested and confessed not only to the killing of Glory Adekolure but to the killing of eight other ladies.”

Adegboye said the suspect had not been paraded yet, adding that police are still investigating the incident.

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