The police in Abuja have captured a web specialist, Paul Ezeugo, 27, who purportedly murdered a lady he met on Facebook.
Ezeugo dated Mrs Charity Chidiebere Aiyedogbon for more than a year before he and his companion, Emmanuel Adogah, 28, killed her on May 9, 2016 and stole her Acura ZDX Sports Utility Vehicle which was recuperated in Enugu where it was covered up.
The police had been on a manhunt for the two suspects since May, 2016 when Charity’s ravaged body was discovered bundled in two sacks at a waterway bank in Ushafa, a satellite network in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Parading the two men with other different suspects in Abuja on Thursday, the FCT Commissioner of Police, Sadiq Bello, expressed that Ezeugo admitted to killing the lady, who he said was his girlfriend
He clarified that he fed the deceased with excessive liquor before moving her from Yaoundé Street, Wuse to Kagini, in Kubwa where her body was butchered.
Bello stated, “On June 1, 2018, police agents appended to the Command Anti-Kidnapping Squad prevailing with regards to capturing the main suspect, one Paul Chukwujekwu Ezeugo, 27 years at Benin in Edo State.
“Upon his capture, the criminal who has been on the loose since the woman’s vanishing, admitted amid cross examination that the mother of four was his girlfriend and that he schemed with one Emmanuel Adogah and killed her on May 9, 2016 at around 2330hrs at Kagini.
“As indicated by Paul Chukwujekwu Ezeugo, he gave her overabundance liquor to devour before he moved her from Yaoundé Street to Kagini region where she was butchered and her ravaged body bundled in two sacks that were later dumped by the waterway bank at Ushafa, in Bwari Area Council.
“He additionally admitted that he slaughtered her since he needed to claim her Acura ZDX SUV and different properties. The vehicle and a portion of her properties have been recouped from him.”
The CP included that Adogah, who he portrayed as a routine criminal, similarly admitted to have committed the crime to the commission.
Ezeugo in a meeting said he executed the lady with a cutlass, including that it was eagerness for cash and her SUV that influenced him to slaughter her.
He stated, “I design websites sites for living; I was living with my uncle in Abuja when I met Charity on Facebook. On that day (May 9), I went out with her and we drank and she dosed off, so we conveyed her from the house to where we killed her.”
Inquired as to why he killed the lady, Ezeugo stated, “It was the fallen angel and greed, I was planning to get her car. I dated her for multi year yet she didn’t give me anything, she revealed to me she was a divorced person when we met.”
Adogah expressed that he helped Ezeugo in conveying Charity into the vehicle, including that she was half dead when he saw her.
“Paul is my companion thus when he requesting that I meet him in his home and as a companion, I went there, I never knew his goal, I never comprehended what he was doing. I helped with conveying the body that was all. My lone part was to help in conveying the lady, she was half dead when I met them,” he clarified.
The victim’s husband , David, said he would work with the police to guarantee that the killers of his wife were brought to book, including that no one had any rights to unlawfully murder someone else.
“In spite of the negative, insidious implications and coercion in the internet based life, we were not hindered. Today, we comprehend the end result for Charity; two young fellows, Ezeugo from Orbah, Nsukka, Enugu State and Adogah from Okpala, Edo State admitted to have plotted and killed her,” he expressed.