Delta police parade 22-year-old man who allegedly killed s*x worker over iPhone, faked his kidnap and extorted N4m from his father

The Delta State Police Command has paraded a 22-year-old man, Emmanuel Ujedibe, who allegedly killed a commercial sex worker in a hotel room in Asaba and faked his own kidnapping.


Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, said the suspect claimed that he killed the sex worker identified as Peace for stealing his iPhone 11 pro max.


According to the PPRO, the suspects set the hotel room ablaze, lied to his father that he was kidnapped and extorted over N4m from him.


“Following the murder of a lady named Peace surname unknown, suspected to be a commercial sex worker, who was killed by one Emmanuel, and the room set ablaze by the suspect,”


“Operatives of ‘A’ Division Asaba and Anti-kidnapping section embarked on an intelligence led investigation, during which the victim’s phone that was stolen by the suspect was recovered from the receiver who bought from the murder suspect,” the statement read.


“The suspect also masterminded his own kidnapped and has so far extorted the sum of four million naira (#4,000,000) from his father. The suspect Emmanuel Ujedibe ‘m’ age 22yrs has been arrested. During interrogation, suspect claimed that the victim stole his iphone 11 pro max and that’s why he killed her. Investigation is ongoing.”


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