Joseph Fekali and late girlfriend, Kate Ogwoh
A 27-year-old man recognized as Joseph Fekali has been apprehended by males of the Bayelsa State Police Command for allegedly killing his ‘girlfriend,’ Kate Ogwoh, a graduate of Novena College, Delta State.
Fekala, who hails from Ikibiri Neighborhood, in Southern Ijaw Native Authorities Space of Bayelsa State allegedly strangled 26-year-old Ogwoh, to demise on Thursday night time, July 28.
After allegedly killing her for yet-to-be verified causes, Joseph reportedly buried her stays in a shallow grave in his bed room.
Nonetheless, neighbours of the suspected killer claimed that the scene of the killing recommended that his intention was to make use of the late Miss Kate for a cash ritual.
One other model of the report claimed that the suspect is just not a Yahoo boy however a youth pastor and that he killed her over N50,000 debt.
Spokesperson of the command, Asinim Butwat, who confirmed the incident in an announcement on Friday, July 29, stated the suspect has been arrested following a tip-off by neighbours.
“Joseph Fekala, 27 years of Ikibiri Community, but residing at Okaka, strangled one Kate Ogwoh, f, 26 years to death on 28th July 2022. He buried the deceased in a shallow grave in his bedroom,” Butwat acknowledged.
“The suspect was arrested following a tip-off by neighbours on 29 July 2022, at about 0800 hours. He’s being detained on the State Prison Investigation Division. The investigation is ongoing.” he added.
The daddy of the deceased, Sir Dick Oguoh who spoke to journalists on the State Police Command in Yenagoa, stated his daughter, an enterprenuer left the home to go to her pal who occurred to be a youthful sister of the suspect.
He stated they turned uncomfortable and frightened when the mom tried reaching her by her cell phone but it surely was not reachable.
Ogwo additional narrated that after they visited the home at Okaka, the suspect initially denied seeing his daughter, so that they turned suspicious and determined to report her disappearance to the police.
He famous that it was within the means of laying a proper grievance to the police, he obtained a name that the suspect killed his daughter, dug a swallow grave, tied her fingers and legs and buried her.