Police Arrest Houseboy Who Killed Naval Officer and His Girlfriend in Port Harcourt

The Nigerian Police say it has arrested one Taddues Jaja, a 28 year old male domestic staff who allegedly murdered his boss, LT.Abubakar Yahaya Yusu and one Lorren believed to be the girlfriend of his boss in his official quarters in Borikiri Port-Harcourt.


Operatives of the IGP-Intelligence Response Team who arrested the suspect with aid of Technical intelligence said “Upon his arrest, Jaja made very graphic confessions on how he murdered Lorren the girlfriend of the Naval Officer during an argument and that In a bid to cover up his crime, he also murdered the unsuspecting officer by poisoning his drink with an overdose of a drug named “Talen” and sent a text message with the late officer’s phone to one Joy- a friend of the late girlfriend, stating that the Navy Officer had murdered his girlfriend over a dispute.”

According to the police statement, Jaja then drove the corpse of his late boss who was a serving personnel with the Nigeria Navy to a forest in Ubima and burnt the lifeless body.

“The suspect took operatives to the forest where he carried out the dastardly act and the Carcass of the late Naval Officer was found burnt beyond recognition. With the aid of a pathologist, the remains were recovered and deposited at UPTH mortuary.”

“Exhibit recovered from the suspect include the car of the naval officer which he had already sold to a buyer in Benin city and the Naval Officer phone he sold to another buyer in Port-Harcourt. Due arrangement will be made to enable Operatives visit the scene of crime which is the official quarters of the deceased Naval Officer.”


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