The Police in Plateau State have arrested and paraded Moses Oko, a 20-year-old suspected cultist who was allegedly behind the killing of Jennifer Anthony, a level 300 UNIJOS Student whose dead body was found on January, 1st, 2022, with some parts missing.
Moses Oko was paraded alongside suspected personal effects of the deceased as well as some of the tools he allegedly used to undertake the operation.
Moses Oko was arrested on Tuesday, January 11 in Benue State. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Bartholomew Onyeka paraded him and addressed a session of the media saying:
“The Command through my leadership has put together a lot of strategies to prevent crimes in Plateau State. But whenever a crime occurs, we put in all efforts to arrest the perpetrators for them to face the consequences of their criminal actions.
“Sequel to the gruesome murder of Miss Jennifer Anthony, a 300 level student of the University of Jos whose lifeless body was found mutilated on 01/01/2022 at Domus Pacis Guest House, Jos by a man named Moses Oko ‘m’, aged 20 years, suspected to be her boyfriend who fled after committing the crime, the Command in a bid to arrest the perpetrator launched an aggressive manhunt on the suspect and tactically trailed him to Benue State where he was arrested by hawked-eye police operatives of the Command. The suspect will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is completed.”
The State Commissioner of Police, CP Bartholomew Onyeka further spoke on other crimes saying, “Following the cases of abduction of one Mrs Tabitha Silas Vem ‘f’, wife of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Plateau State Government House and one Dr Samuel Audu ‘m’ of Barkin Ladi area of Plateau State, a combined team of Police operatives and other security agencies in a rescue operation, stormed and combed the bushes around Sho Village and rescued the victims unhurt on 11/1/2022 at about 1130hrs.”