Burial of Nigerian US Army set for April 17th

Burial of Nigerian US Army set for April 17th

- The burial date for Chuks Okebata has been set for April 17th

- Okebata was murdered in his hometown, in Imo state on Jaunary 12, 2017

- Four men have been arrested in connection to the murder

The burial service of United State army veteran of Nigeria descent, Chuks Okebata, who was murdered in his home town in Imo state, will come up on April 17th 2017.

Okebata was murdered on January 12, 2017 while on a visit to Nigeria from United States for Christmas and New Year festivals.

His wife was initially suspected of the planning the heinous crime after a video of her threatening him surfaced online, but she came out to deny the incident.

However, four men suspected to be the killers were eventually apprehended by the police in Imo state.

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Okebata visited Nigeria to celebrate the yuletide season when he was kidnapped and murdered.

Okebata visited Nigeria to celebrate the yuletide season when he was kidnapped and murdered.

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Taiwo Lakanu, Imo state police commissioner, revealed during a press briefing on Wednesday, March 1 that the suspects stole the phone of the deceased and sold it which allowed the police trace them.

He said the suspects, Osondu Chukwu, Uchechukwu Stanley, Onyekachi Kelvin Nwoke and Uchendu Promise were apprehended with concrete evidence that showed that they murdered the veteran soldier.

Meanwhile, a stray bullet shot by a policeman in Lagos while chasing suspected internet fraudster, has ended the life of a petty trader.

The 13 old son of the late woman took to his social media to demand justice for his mother whom he said was killed by a happy trigger police who has no business shooting indiscriminately on a rowdy street.

Source: Naij.com

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