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Police Arrests Three For Alleged Murder, Organ Harvesting In Rivers

By Suoyo Ekubo 

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command said have arrested three suspects in connection with the alleged killing and organ harvesting of a man identified as Progress in Ogbaraye community, Abua/Odual Local Government Area of the state.

According to a source who gave his name Otuks, told Punch that the incident happened on Friday night. He also revealed that the victim an okada rider, who hails from the Aminigboko community, was conveying some goods from Abua Central (Abua LGA), when the incident happened.


He said “They are drug boys. So, a suspected ritualist went to arrange with them to get a tongue and a heart. And from what I heard, the man promised them over N2m.

“So, the man they killed was an okada rider. He was rushing to drop somebody’s luggage from Central Abua to Amingboko around 11pm.”

Otuks added, “This incident happened along the Emebu/Obrean boundary. So, they killed the man, and cut off some of his parts. It happened on Friday night. After committing the crime, they fled, but three of the suspects were later arrested.

However, the spokesperson for the state Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, who confirmed the incident and the arrest of the suspects said the culprits have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.

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