Robbery Suspect Arrested for Killing and Burying Victim After Raid in Niger State

31-year-old armed robbery suspect, Adelowo Adedayo, has been arrested for allegedly killing and burying his victim after a raid in Niger state.

The robber is said to have killed Abdullahi Liman and buried him in a shallow grave behind the APC quarters in Suleja Local government area on January 16th.

Adelowo who led a team of police detectives to the shallow grave yesterday January 22nd, said he killed his victim in other to steal his properties such as his set of chairs, an LG plasma television, mattress, three pairs of shoes and two bags of clothes.

“I have been planning to steal from his house for the past six months; unfortunately, the day I went there, he was at home and the only option left for me was to kill him. Liman’s house was well furnished and I wanted to have some of the property; but when I met him in his house, I killed him so that he would not expose me to people.” he said

Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar, said the suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation and that the suspect will be charged to court soon.

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