Akwa Ibom Police Parade Suspected Killer Of Dr. Ivy Umana

Ivy Umana, AKwa IbomA 28-year-old man, Silas Henry, has confessed to the murder of Dr. Ivy Umana, who was Head of the Department of Pathology, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital.

The man, who is in Police custody, made the confession on Tuesday while answering questions from journalists at the Police headquarters, Uyo.

Parading the suspect, the Akwa Ibom State Police Commissioner, Murtala Mani, represented by the Police Public Relations Officer, Akwa Ibom State Police Command, Cordelia Nwawe, said that the late Dr. Ivy Umana was murdered in her apartment at Shelter Afrique Estate in Uyo on April 20, 2016.

She added that the arrest of the suspect in Abia State was a result of detailed investigation and synergy between the Police and other security agencies.

Four other suspects, including a woman, were also paraded for alleged murder and robbery. The suspects also confessed their involvement in the crimes.

The PPRO, Cordelia Nwawe, used the occasion to restate the command’s commitment to the security of lives and property in the state.

Police Parade Suspected Cultists In Akwa Ibom

Police-Akwa IbomThe Police have paraded 11 persons for alleged involvement in criminal activities in Akwa Ibom State.

This comes in line with the Akwa Ibom State Police Command’s zero tolerance for cultism, armed robbery, kidnapping and related crimes.

The Public Relations Officer of the Command, ASP Cordelia Nwawe, disclosed this to reporters on Friday in Uyo, the state’s capital.

The six suspects, aged between 18 and 21, are students of Maurid Polytechnic, a private institution located in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

The suspects who confessed to the crime, were arrested for alleged membership of a cult group while the others were arrested for armed robbery.

ASP Nwawe warned criminally minded individuals in the state to turn a new leaf or face the consequences of their actions.

She promised that the Police would leave no stone unturned in its effort to keep crime rate at the barest minimum.

The Police spokesperson urged members of the public to provide the Police with useful information to ensure effective policing.