Suspected killers of Abuja female Corps member nabbed

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command on Monday said it paraded the alleged killers of Abuja missing Corps member along with 3 notorious kidnappers and bandits said to have been terrorizing innocent citizens in Niger state as well as boarding communities in Abuja at the FCT Command Headquarters.

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Among the suspects paraded was a 26 – year – old, female, jealous lover named Jennifer Tsembe, who criminally conspired with one Monday Simon popularly called Black, 36, and Solomon Abu, 35 and killed one Terungwa Stephenie, age 26 Corper who resides in City homes estate Lokogoma.

Ms. Tsembe who confessed to the crime, according to her she killed the victim to separate her from her estranged lover, Edward Achadu so she could have him all to herself.

She said she dropped the victim’s son at Holy Trinity Catholic Church a day after the incident.

Stephanie was declared missing after leaving home for her Community Development Service (CDS) last month.

She was later found dead two weeks after she disappeared with her body mutilated in the Lokogoma area.

Following the ongoing investigation to uncover the circumstances surrounding the corps member’s death, the husband, Terungwa Edward Achado and others are currently in police custody, a police source told YGIST.

According to the source, the husband and two others who last called the phone number of the victim were arrested on Saturday, April 30.

He revealed that the suspects are with the homicide section of FCT Police Command as investigations continue.

Babaji said the Maitama Division of the Command had on April 15, 2022 received information about the body of a middle-aged lady lying on the road.

Babaji said that Crime Scene Investigators were swiftly drafted upon the receipt of the information and removed the body to the hospital, where she was confirmed dead by a doctor on duty.

Their initial effort to facially profile the victim proved abortive due to her deformed face suspected to have resulted from exposure to a corrosive substance.

The CP said that discrete investigation revealed that the deceased was Terungwa, a 26-year-old Corps member who resides in City Homes Estate, Lokogoma with one Edward Achadu.

It was discovered that she left home with her one-year and five-months-old son on April 14 and never returned home.

Babaji said: “A day later, the son was recovered at Holy Trinity Catholic Church upon a call placed through to one of the paternal relatives.

“Discrete and painstaking Investigations by Tactical and Intelligence assets of the Command attached to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigations Department led to the arrest of three suspects.”

According to him the suspects included a 26-year-old female, a 36-year-old male and another male of about 35 years old, all residents of Oguta Lake, Maitama area of the FCT.

The suspects criminally conspired and murdered the victim to separate her from Edward Achadu to pave way for the female suspect and estranged lover of Edward, Jenifer Temba, to have him to herself.

According to him, investigation has been intensified to reveal groundbreaking facts that could lead to the arrest of fleeing participant(s) in this criminal act.

He said the suspects would be charged to court upon the conclusion the investigation.

The female suspect told newsmen that the deceased only came to her house to collect phone the day she was found dead and denied any involvement in the act.

She said the male suspects were the ones that told her that they wanted to kidnap the deceased to demand for ransom.

However, another suspect, who said he was a colleague of the female suspect, told newsmen that she invited him to help her scare the deceased from her man.

He said the only role he played was to open the gate for the late Corps member when she came to Temba’s house.

He claimed that he met two other men who tied the deceased before he departed from the premises, adding that he later heard of the murder of the deceased.

Another male suspect said he was contracted by the female suspect to help her scare the deceased alongside his friend currently at large.

He said he did not kill the deceased, adding that he held and tied her as instructed by the female suspect before leaving the house.

He said that the female suspect called him up later in the night to come to her house, adding that be met the deceased in a terrible state bathed with acid.

According to him, the female suspect was crying and saying she didn’t know why she killed the decreased.