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Wall Collapses, Kills Carpenter In Ondo

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A man, identified only as Aare, has reportedly lost his life after the wall of a dilapidated school classroom collapsed on him while working.

The incident happened in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.

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It was gathered that the deceased got a contract from the school to pull down the dilapidated two-classroom building of the Local Authority Primary School, in the community.

According to a source, the deceased started pulling down the building some days earlier but was unlucky on the fateful day when the wall collapsed on him. He was said to have died instantly.

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The source added that, “His corpse has been deposited at the morgue of the State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa.”

When contacted, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs. Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident saying investigations had commenced into the matter.

“We have commenced investigations into the incident,” the PPRO stated.

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Delta: Father Kills Daughter For Entering Neighbour’s Room

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A 25-year-old man, Godsgift Uweghwerhen, has been arrested for allegedly flogging his three-year-old daughter to death in Aladja community, in the Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.

It was gathered that Uweghwerhen was at home with his family members and neighbours when he saw his daughter coming out of the room of one of his neighbours.

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Uweghwerhen, who became annoyed by his daughter’s action, pounced on her and reportedly used a cane to beat, inflicting injuries on the victim’s body.

Uweghwerhen’s daughter was said to have died as a result of the beating and upon realising the gravity of his action, fled from the scene.

READ ALSO: Four Suspects Butcher Edo Man, Burn Corpse

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Luck, however, ran out of the victim’s father when vigilantes arrested him at Ubogo community and handed him over to policemen in Ovwian/Aladja Division.

Contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident in a text message on Thursday.

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Four Suspects Butcher Edo Man, Burn Corpse

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The Edo State Security Network says it has arrested four suspects for allegedly butchering a man and burning his corpse in Benin City, the state capital.

The coordinator of the security outfit, Col. Kole Omomia (retd.), while confirming the incident in a statement, said the corpse was found at the former School of Nursing Hostel by the Edo Specialist Hospital, Benin City, following a tip off by a transporter.

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Omomia said, “Our men were out on a normal routine patrol and got a tip off that there is a man staying at an abandoned building and no one knows his mission there and that there is a corpse also lying there. My men went there and saw a corpse that had been butchered and burnt.”

Omomia said the four suspects were apprehended and handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution, noting that the prime suspect, Nwafor Azubuike, was found at the same building where the corpse was discovered.

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He added, “Nwafor Azubuike who claimed he stays in the place, and knows the murdered man and had a chat with him few days ago, was apprehended to be further interrogated.

“Looking at the building itself, we believe it is a den where they carry out most of their nefarious activities. We also discovered lots of human hair around the area, likely belonging to ladies.”

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Insecurity: Police Arrest 53-year-old Bulletproof Producer In Katsina

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A 53-year-old man, who produces bulletproof charms for terrorists and criminals in Katsina State, is now helping the police with more information on his activities.

SP Gambo Isah, the State PPRO confirmed to newsmen that the suspect resides on Maiduguri Road in Sabuwa Local Government Area in the State.

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He added that on Saturday, 26th November, 2022, following a tip-off, the suspect was apprehended by the police in Katsina.

The PPRO further explained that the bulletproof charm is sold to terrorists and other criminals in Zamfara, Kaduna and Katsina States for N60,000 per piece.

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He added that the suspect was arrested with four bulletproof charms enveloped in jackets.

The suspect, according to Isah, also confessed that he offered prayers regularly for bandits for successful operations, against being arrested or harmed by security agents.

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