The Plateau State Police Command confirmed the arrest of 31- year- old Samson Eze for killing the bikers and dumping their bodies in a septic tank at his home. This was reported by SunNewsOnline.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Ubah Gabriel Ogaba confirmed the arrest and said the suspect who indulged in the crime said he would be brought to justice soon.
” We arrested Samon Eze when we received information about the atrocities he committed. He is with state CID and based on our investigation would be prosecuted, ” he said. Eze, a Kampala resident in Jos North Municipality, Plateau state, told our reporter that he chartered trike drivers to his home, where he killed them to take possession of their trikes.
He blamed his year of battle for the current troubles in the country. ” I started committing this crime sometime in December 2021. Around 19 o ‘ clock. m. I got on a motorbike in Agingi to take me to my brother’ s house in the area, ” he confessed. the house I asked him to leave me.
” As soon as I jumped, I hit him behind the head with a stick I hid in my jacket. When I was sure he was dead, I dragged him to my brother’ s house and threw him down the drain hole. ” I took the bike home and used it briefly for business, but it didn’ t make much money.
” I went back to the same area sometime in January and this time got on a trike. When we got to the same spot, I put it down and hit it in the head with a stick until it died.
” I dumped his body in the same septic tank and took the trike home, I did it again a week later and took off a man’ s trike, but this time the man fought me hard and left a lot of blood on the ground.
Wrapping bags around their heads to suffocate them and also to keep blood from falling on the ground. ” Afterwards, I pour a chemical into the soaking pit to prevent it from giving off an odor that might attract attention. ” My brother built the house, but I don’ t raise pigs and dogs in the house. I filled the swamp with water and covered it, ” he said.
He reported that his wife asked him where he got the tricycles from, but he lied that he rented or borrowed them. Friends. The police spokesman said
Eze was arrested at his home on January 22 with two tricycles, a motorcycle and two military uniforms. Meanwhile, the President of the Berom Youth Molders Association (BYM), Barr Solomon Mwantiri, has confirmed that one person has been killed and another injured in the Riyom Municipal Government area of Plateau State.
He said the attack was carried out by suspected Fulani herders. He gave the names of the deceased as Ayuba Dapwe while Mr. Dachollom Davou suffered gunshot wounds. Mwantiri called for more need to strengthen security measures.