3 in police net for killing pastor in kogi

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Three suspected hoodlums were arrested on Friday in Okehi local government area of kogi state for alleged gruesome murder of a pastor of Deeper life church , Mr Alimi Victor.

Pastor Victor was said to be on his way home from a church service at Okaito area along kabba-Okene last week when he met his untimely death in the hands of the alleged suspects .

The deceased was said to have been hacked to death on 10th March by some hoodlums over an undisclosed issues while on his way to his house at Ohoiokpe area in Okehi local government at the late hours of the fateful day.

The Police Public Relation Officer(PPRO), SP William Aya on Saturday said the body of the deceased was found in a pit along the route of his church, few days after he was declared missing.

He added that the command has been on the trail of the hoodlums , and that intelligence gatherings has led the operatives to arrest the three suspects in their hide out in the area.

According to him, the three suspects are already undergoing interrogation at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the command in their attempt to uncover the reasons behind their dastardly act.

SP Aya added that the command would not disclose the identity of the three suspects now ,as the police net is still on to tracks more of the culprits.

Our correspondent, however learnt that the death of the pastor may not be unconnected with issues arising from grant scheme that he allegedly got himself involved, and which the handlers are yet disburse to the beneficiaries.




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