Homicide detectives of the Lagos State Criminal Investigations Department, Panti, Yaba, have arrested an undergraduate of the Redeemers University(RUN), Ogun State, in connection with the brutal murder of a suspected gay banker, Adindu Ohamara.
According to sources, the banker was on April 9, found in a pool of his blood in his room, having been stabbed severally by the suspect.
Six persons were thereafter arrested in connection with the crime by detectives from the Homicide Unit of the State Criminal Investigations Department,SCID,in Panti, Lagos State.
Some of the persons picked-up by the Police included, a sister of the deceased, Flora who regained her freedom on Wednesday.
It was gathered that detectives finally picked up the male student from the Redeemers University, located alongthe Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun state who is now termed the prime suspect.
According to our sources, the prime suspect, name withheld, initially denied knowing the deceased while being drilled by Police detectives, but later admitted knowing the deceased.
He however gave an alibi that he was reading with some of his colleagues at the university premises at the time of the murder.
The Police thereafter visited the university where the school authorities were said to have told them that the student was not anywhere near their premises at that material time.
The father of the suspect also told Police detectives that his son got home around 10p.m that day.
Late Ohamara, in his 30s, resides in a three-bedroom flat at 26 Obayan Street, Akoka with his elder sister, Flora and one Collins, an undergraduate of the
University of Lagos and friend of the deceased who was squatting with them.
It was learnt that on the day Ohamara was killed, he had returned home from office with a stranger with whom he wassuspected to have had a gay relationship with.
According to the security guard at the gate, Ohamara and the stranger arrived home in the deceased’s car.
It was also learnt that some of the persons earlier arrested in connection with the murder have identified the undergraduate as the stranger who returned home with Ohamara that night and disappeared before the severely-stabbed banker was discovered.
For more news related to this article, visit: http://www.collegemarket.com.ng/category/news/college-news/