Police Arrest Man Who Killed Own Daughter In Kogi


The State Police Command in Kogi on Friday reportedly arrested a man over the killing of his 15-year-old daughter in the state.

Mr William Ovye-Aya, the state PPRO confirmed the incident to newsmen in Lokoja.

He said a friend of the girl’s father was also arrested.

He added that one other suspect had been declared wanted.

According to him, the suspects works with the Federal Polytechnic, Idah.

He said, “Miss Sherrifah was reportedly kidnapped on August 4, at the family residence in Okenya along Itayi Street, Igalamela/Odolu local government area of Kogi State.

“The girl’s body was discovered a few days later with some parts missing.”

Ovye-Aya said the investigation had commenced, including efforts to apprehend the third suspect, whose name was given as Adah.

“The State Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka has ordered a thorough investigation into the case and manhunt for Adah, now at large.

“In compliance with the CP’s order, the matter has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department in Lokoja,” he added.


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