The Benue State Police Command has arrested a suspected cultist over the murder of one Oketa Simon, a 300level Mass Communication undergraduate of Benue State University.
Simon, also a suspected cultist, was shot dead on November 6, 2018, in a farm opposite Rahama Clinic Logo II Makurdi.
The Police arrested 18-year-old Samuel Ochoechi, a non student in connection to the crime.
The suspect during investigation, confessed to have conspired with three others namely; Bem Uper aka Movement, Viper and Chemical, all members of the Red Confraternity and killed the deceased who is said to be a member of the Black Confraternity over a missing Jean trouser.
While effort was ongoing to arrest his accomplices, the said Bem Uper aka Movement, a 400level Theatre Arts undergraduate of same University, was hacked by rival cult group in retaliation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, November 7, beside Kyabiz Filling Station opposite Benue University second gate.
Effort is ongoing to arrest all those involved in both killings. They would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
Samuel’s friends have taken to Facebook to mourn his death. See posts below.