The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested two men and one woman for allegedly killing a delivery agent of popular e-commerce platform Jumia.
The victim was killed and the suspects dumped his body in a septic tank in the compound after delivering two iPhones and one superbike to them, Daily Post reports.
A statement from the Spokesman of the Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni named the suspects as Sodienye Mbatumukeke (M), 28, Excel Divine Naabe (M), 25, and Joy Eluwa (F).
DSP Omoni’s statement:
Operatives of SARS R/S, acting on credible Intelligence Monday at about 0300 hrs arrested three suspects, two males and a female, identified as Sodienye Mbatumukeke ‘m’ 28yrs, Excel Divine Naabe ‘m’ 25yrs, and Joy Eluwa ‘f’. The Suspects are alleged to have robbed and murdered a Courier who had gone to deliver two iPhones and a Superbike that were ordered Online by them.
The Corpse of the Dead Courier was recovered from a Septic Tank at No.4 Adaede Street by Location,Off Ada George Rd PH, where they had hidden him after killing him.
His body has been deposited in the Mortuary.
Meanwhile the Suspects are helping the Police and efforts are on to arrest others fingered in the dastardly act.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Zaki M. Ahmed who led other Senior Police Officers to the scene is appealing to the public to always help the police solve crimes by sharing useful information with the Police, promising to flush out all criminal elements in the state.