Oketa Simon, a 300level Mass Communication undergraduate of Benue State University also suspected to be a cultist, was shot dead on November 6, 2018, in a farm opposite Rahama Clinic Logo II Makurdi.
Now, The Benue State Police Command arrested an 18-year-old suspected cultist identified as Samuel Ochoechi in connection to the crime.
During the investigation, The suspect who is a non-student confessed to having conspired with three others namely; Bem Uper aka Movement, Viper and Chemical, all members of the Red Confraternity and killed the deceased who is said to be a member of the Black Confraternity over a missing Jean trouser.
While an Investigation is being carried to arrest his accomplices, the said Bem Uper aka Movement, a 400level Theatre Arts undergraduate of same University, was hacked by rival cult group in retaliation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, November 7, beside Kyabiz Filling Station opposite Benue University second gate.
An investigation is being carried on to arrest all those involved in both killings. They would be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.
However, Friends and family of the deceased have taken to Facebook to mourn his death.
See posts below.