Some suspects have been arrested in connection with the beheading of a young lady in a hotel in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
The spokesman of the Police Command, Suleiman Nguroje, said on Friday that three employees of the hotel, identified as Jacob and Yifarta, who are receptionists, and Isah, a security guard, were arrested.
According to the police, the handset that belonged to the deceased and the drug used to sedate her were recovered from the crime scene.
The main suspect had on January 18, 2024, at about 9:30 pm, taken his victim to a hotel where he was lodged as a guest, beheaded her, and went away with her decapitated head.
While confirming the arrest, the spokesman of the command, said, “The command has so far apprehended three staff (members) of the hotel and recovered drug and handset of the lady. The drug and handset were recovered at the scene of the crime.”
The spokesman assured the public of the determination of the Commissioner of Police, Afolabi Babatola, to arrest the perpetrator of the heinous crime.