Officers and men of the Rivers State Police Command had of Friday, exhumed decomposing corpses of three undergraduates students of the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) kidnapped at Choba, Obio Akpor Local Government Area (LGA), host community to the varsity on the 7th of April, 2020.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the Rivers State Command, Nnamdi Omoni, who led a team to dig out the bodies identified the victims as Nelson Nwafo, Fortune Obemba, and Joy Adoki.
The Command Spokesman said the recovery of the murdered students was made by the Anti Kidnapping Unit of Rivers Police in the early hours of May Day at Eteo, Eleme LGA.
He said: “In course of Investigation, one of the kidnappers was arrested on 30 April 2020 and on interrogation made useful confessions that led to arrest of
“At the early hours of today (May Day) one of the suspects, Friday Akpan ‘m’ took the Operatives to a forest at Eteo in Eleme LGA, where the bodies of the victims were recovered.
“Remains of the deceased students have been deposited in the mortuary. Exhibits recovered from them include one AK47 Rifle, three magazines and 72 rounds of ammunition.
While reacting, the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Joseph G Mukan, assured families of the deceased students that justice will be brought to bear in the case.