Police Parade Father Over Murder Of 35-Years Old Only Son

The Police in Akwa Ibom State has paraded a man identified as Aniekan James, a native of Ikot Ndot village in Ukanafun Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly killing his only son, Odudu Aniekan James, aged 35.

Olatoye Durusinmi, the state Commissioner of Police, while parading the suspect on Friday alongside 268 others nabbed for varied offences, said Aniekan James had been a typical murderer who has committed related murders in Lagos and Abia States.

The Police Commissioner said Aniekan was nabbed on June 16, 2023 by officers of the Ukanafun Police Division.

He said, “On 16/06/2023, one Aniekan James of Ikot Ndot village in Ukanafun L.G.A was arrested by Ukanafun Division for shooting his 35 years old only son who has been having a war of words with him, one Odudu Aniekan James. The suspect is a habitual murderer who has committed murders in Lagos and Aba Abia State.”

Among the other suspects paraded was the abductor of a Vice Chancellor of a private university who was kidnapped on his way home by his former domestic staff sacked for criminal tendencies.

He said the remaining kidnap ransom of over N2 million and the Toyota Corolla used for the operation was also recovered, while the VC has been reunited with his family.

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“Two days later, being the 16th, in a prompt and discreet investigation, operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the Command, arrested one Prince Thursday Okon, a former domestic staff of the VC, sacked because of his criminal tendencies who masterminded the kidnapping and two of his gang members, Saviour Sunday Luke and Richard Friday, all of Ikot Ebam Village in Mkpan Enin LGA. “The sum of one million, two hundred and seventy thousand naira cash was recovered as part of the ransom paid, while two hundred and fifty thousand naira was left in one of the suspect’s accounts. The Toyota Corolla used for the operation was also recovered. The VC has been reunited with his family,” he stated.

The commissioner said, “On the 14th of April 2023, at about 10:30 am, the Vice-chancellor of a private University in the State was kidnapped on his way home.

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

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