Two persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 50-year-old woman, Patience Komore, who went missing in Delta State on August 2, 2021.
According to the State commissioner of police, CP Ari Mohammed Ari, the deceased was last seen leaving for Umeh market in Isoko South LGA, to get fish.
He said: ”The DPO Mobilized police operatives, vigilante, and community leaders who continuously worked together and gathered information regarding the case.
Acting on a tip off, on August 3, Onos Simon, 25, a commercial motorcycle rider was arrested for being the person who carried the woman on that day.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the killing of Mrs. Komore, in connivance with one Akpoghene Shoemaker now at large.
They raped her and robbed her of N40,000 before killing her. Not only did they kill her, they also removed her eyes and private part for ritual purposes.
The suspect also confessed that a man, Lucky Daniel of Ohoro town, contracted them to bring the body part for him after paying them N100,000.
The decomposing body has been recovered and deposited in the mortuary. Members of the public are hereby urged to assist the police with useful information that will lead to the arrest of the fleeing suspect.”