The Cross River State Police Command has arrested a 49-year-old man identified as Eyo Etim Bassey, for abducting his girlfriend's relative, Harmony Edemawen, and then killing her and dumping her body inside a septic tank.
Preliminary reports have it that, Harmony loan the suspect a sum of 1.2 million naira earlier this year for him to boost his palm oil business, but when it it time to repay the loan, the suspect decided to kill her.
The deceased was abducted from her home at Ikot Offiong Ambai in Akpabuyo LGA of the state on December 22, 2022. Investigations by the Anti Cultism and Kidnapping Squad, ACKS, a tactical Unit of the Cross River state Police Command led to the arrest of the suspect. A search by the police led to the discovery of the lifeless body of the deceased inside the septic tank. Her body was later taken to the mortuary.
The state Commissioner of Police, CP Sule Bala has confirmed the incident.
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