Operation Safe Haven (OPS) on Wednesday said it has captured the suspected murderer of one Mrs Dorathy Jonathan who was recently killed while resisting a rape attempt.
City & Crime reports that the incident happened on Friday, September 1 in Southern Kaduna area of Kaduna State while she was fetching firewood from her farm.
The spokesperson of OPSH, Captain Oya James, in a statement, said: “The suspect, Lot Dauda, who confessed to have committed the crime alongside an accomplice (name withheld) now at large, was arrested through a manhunt launched by troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN who acted immediately based on credible intelligence obtained.
“The murderer narrated that he approached Mrs Dorathy while working on a farmland and wanted to get intimate forcefully with the victim who put up a struggle leading to her gruesome murder. Efforts are ongoing to arrest the other accomplice, while the arrested suspect would be charged to court once investigation is completed.”