- Osaretin is on the run as police launch manhunt
A middle-aged internet fraudster popularly called "Yahoo, Yahoo" has allegedly murdered his girlfriend in Iguadolor, Egor quarters in Benin city, Edo state.
The alleged murderer, Osa Osaretin, who resides in Ghana, was in Benin city for the Yuletide.
Standard Gazette gathered that Osaretin invited his girlfriend, Elohor Nancy Williams, 29, to his house, unknown to her that he had planned her end.
Osaretin had made plans to kill his girlfriend and harvest her organs for ritual purposes, SG gathered.
The incident happened on Friday, 24 December 2021.
Standard Gazette gathered that Elohor's parents started calling her mobile on Christmas Eve, but unanswered.
Her silence, which was regarded as unusual, worried the family members who sent some relations to Osaretin's address.
After several knocks, the family forced the door open and found Elohor's mutilated body on the floor.
Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Bello Kontongs, who confirmed the incident, said that Osaretin, who allegedly committed the murder, has escaped to an unknown destination.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer, "Yes, I can confirm that such incident happened.
"The man used Cutlass to dismembered the young girl.
"An autopsy would reveal other actions carried out by the boy who is now at large.
"I can assure you that the suspect would be arrested as he can not run far from the law".©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.