Two gay men have been nabbed by officers Anambra State Police for allegedly killing a Facebook friend and dumping the corpse in a bush in Nanka, Orumba North Local Government Area of the State.
The suspects were displayed at the Police Headquarters in Amawbia, on Friday by the State Police Commissioner, John Abang, alongside 108 other persons arrested for different crimes.
According to Police Spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, the deceased known simply as Willswags was lured all the way from Owerri Imo State to Nanka, in Anambra by suspects, Angus Chukwebuka Nwankwo and Chidiebere Omeyi, who rubbed him, killed him and dumped his corpse in the nearby bush.
Mohammed said, “On 9th/3/2020 at about 3:45pm, following intelligence report, Puff Adder operatives in conjunction with the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested at Nanka, one Angus Chukwebuka Nwankwo ‘m’ aged 30 years and Chidiebere Omeyi ‘m’ aged 20 years respectively.
“Suspects had on 27/2/2020 lured a Facebook user simply identified as Willswags from Owerri in Imo State to Nanka. After robbing the victim of his belongings, suspects allegedly killed and dumped his body inside the bush at Nanka in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
“Meanwhile, suspects have confessed to the crime and led police to the bush in Nanka where the decomposing body of the victim was found. Corpse deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.”
The Police also paraded 108 other suspects arrfor varying crimes perpetrated across the state.
“Exhibits recovered in their possession includes ten (10) locally made pistols, Eleven(11) machetes , Nine (09) cartridges, nine (09) battle axes, one (01)fabricated gun, three (03) cult regalia, eight (08) daggers, three(03 ) barrets, three (03) swords, seven (07) improvised bunkers for inhaling substances suspected to be cocaine,” he added.
The Commisioner of Police said 34 of the suspects were screened out, 20 were charged to court, while 54 out of which 21 are under aged are undergoing investigation after which they would be charged.