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‘Killer’ of UNIJOS female student arrested with fork used to remove her eyeballs

'Killer' of UNIJOS female student arrested with fork used to remove her eyeballs

Posted: January 13, 2022 at 11:06 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

A 20-year-old man, Moses Oko, has been arrested by the Plateau State Police Command in connection with the gruesome murder of a 300-Level student of the University of Jos, Miss Jennifer Anthony.

Jennifer’s lifeless body was discovered at Domus Pacis Guest House in Jos after she was murdered.

The State Police Commissioner, Bartholomew Onyeka, while parading the suspects at the Police Headquarters Jos, said Moses, suspected to have murdered Jennifer, was arrested in Benue State where he had gone to hide after allegedly committing the crime. 

He said the suspect, who is alleged to be the boyfriend of Jennifer, was arrested with a fork and other exhibits which he used to remove the eyeballs of the victim. 

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“Sequel to the gruesome murder of Miss Jennifer Anthony, a 300-level student at the University of Jos, whose lifeless body was found mutilated on January 1, 2022, at Domus Pacis Guest House, Jos, by a man named Moses Oko, 20, the police swung into action to arrest the fleeing suspect. 

“He is suspected to be her boyfriend who fled after committing the crime. 

“The Command in a bid to arrest the perpetrator launched an aggressive manhunt on the suspect and tactically trailed him to Benue State where he was arrested by police operatives of the command. 

“The suspect will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is completed,” he said. 

The suspect’s father, Mr Joseph Oko, a Lecturer at the University of Jos, who was earlier detained by the police, said he was the person who took his son to Makurdi Police Headquarters when he discovered that he was wanted by the police. 

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