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By Chioma Onuegbu
The gruesome murder of 23-year-old Gabriel Edward Bassey, a final year student of Civil Engineering, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, by a supposed pastor of a Pentecostal Church has generated uproar in the state, especially with rumoured attempts at cover-up by some persons.
NDV gathered that the deceased, native of Akai Ubium village, Nsit Ubium LGA, Akwa Ibom State, was killed in cold blood, Monday, December 21, 2020, in his room at Ifa Ikot Uboh community, Uyo LGA.
Family sources revealed that police detectives arrested the pastor after evidence they found in the course of preliminary investigation pointed to the fact that he is the prime suspect in the murder.
How the deceased was killed — Emmanuel, younger brother
The deceased’s younger brother, Emmanuel Edward Bassey, a storekeeper at a primary school…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper