Police arrest eight suspects in Cross River over murder of SARS officer


Eight suspects were on Thursday arrested in connection with the killing of a police inspector, Mr Michael James in Cross River.

The SARS officer was beheaded on Dec. 25, 2017 in Akamkpa Local Government Area of the state.

Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Hafiz Inuwa, confirming their arrest said that the deceased was killed by the suspects at Uyanga village in Akamkpa.

Inuwa stated that the deceased until his death was attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Enugu State.

He said: “On Dec. 25 2017, one Inspector Michael James attached to SARS in Enugu State was on a visit to his in-law, retired ASP Dominic Umoh, who resides in Ojor village in Akamkpa Local Government Area.

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“When he went out to Uyanga village to buy fuel, some youths from the community came out without provocation, attacked, killed and beheaded him.

“His severed head was later recovered at Uyanga shrine. The youths also seized the late inspector’s AK47 rifle, with double magazines and set his sienna vehicle ablaze, with registration number ENU 683 NK.

“Investigation into the matter led to the arrest of eight suspects and efforts are ongoing to arrest others at large and prosecute them accordingly.

“We recovered one locally made pistol, 17 empty cartridges, singlet of the deceased, one dry human skull, charms and the severed head of the late inspector.”

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