Police arrest 2 over Shell staff’s murder using forensic science


By Jimitota Onoyume

PORT HARCOURT—Police have recorded a breakthrough in the investigation on the murder of a staff of Shell, Mr. Cletus Onyekwele, at his office in Port Harcourt, with the arrest of one of the suspected killers, using forensic science.

The Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Mr. Zaki Ahmed, who disclosed this, weekend, in Port Harcourt, said the Police relied on DNA samples and pieces of other evidence to arrest one of the alleged killers, one Nwankwor, who worked in the same Shell premises with the deceased.

Continuing, the Police chief said the alleged murderer led the Police to arrest his alleged accomplice, adding that the two were assisting the Police with further investigations on the issue.

Ahmed explained that the Police took samples of evidence found at the scene of the murder, adding that about 50 suspects were invited for questioning.

He said the…

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