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Gateman nabbed in Plateau for killing, burying tricycle rider in uncompleted building

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The long arm of the law has caught up with a middle-aged man identified as Ibrahim Raymond for allegedly killing a tricycle rider named Micah Luka, and burying him in an uncompleted building in Plateau State.

The arrest of Raymond was confirmed in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka, during the parade of 40 suspects by the police for various crimes, including armed robbery and kidnapping.

According to Eguka, the suspect, Raymond who works as a security guard in the Millionaires’ Quarter area of Jos metropolis, confessed to have killed the owner of the tricycle, identified as Micah Luka.

He said; “On December 22, 2020, based on credible intelligence, police detectives attached to the Anwan Rogo Division, Jos, arrested one Mubarak Isah of Angwan Rimi, Jos, in possession of a tricycle with number plate QAP 142 WW, which he was about to dispose of.

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“The suspect could not give a satisfactory account of how he came about the tricycle. Interrogated further, he confessed that the tricycle was given to him by one Raymond Ibrahim of the Millionaires’ Quarter, Jos. The said Raymond was tracked down and arrested.

“On interrogation, he confessed to have killed the owner of the tricycle, identified as Micah Luka, of the same address on December 16, 2020, and buried the victim in an uncompleted building along Liberty Boulevard, Jos.

“The suspect led the police to the burial site, where the decomposing corpse of the victim was exhumed. Exhibits recovered from the suspects include the victim’s ATM card and the suspected murder weapon.

“The case is still under investigation and the suspect will soon be charged,” Egbuka added.

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