The Niger State Police Command, on Tuesday, arrested one Thank God Emmanuel of the Sauka-Kahuta area of Minna for alleged murder.The suspect, who was apprehended by a team of policemen attached to the Tundun Wada Division, was said to have killed one Tita Komla of the same address with a digger.
It was learnt that one Tete Joe of Katampe, Abuja, had earlier reported the death of the deceased, who was his brother, was working with the suspect in his construction company at Sauka-Kahuta before his death.
Northern City News gathered that the suspect engaged his victim in a physical combat and allegedly killed him with a digger, after which he robbed him of N47,000 and dumped his body in the drainage.
The suspect admitted to punch correspondent that he killed Komla in order to steal his money.
“I killed him so that nobody would know that I stole his N47,000. I used a digger to inflict injuries on his head and he died instantly. I never suspected that the police would identify me as the one who killed him,” he said.