Catechist Arrested for Attempting to Dispose Lover’s Body After Failed Abortion in Benue: Exclusive Photos
In a shocking turn of events, a Catechist has been apprehended while trying to dispose of the body of a woman who tragically lost her life in his residence in Benue. The deceased individual was believed to be the pastor’s girlfriend. After the lifeless body was discovered in his possession, the pastor managed to escape from the scene, but law enforcement intervened and successfully captured him. During the subsequent interrogation, the man disclosed the circumstances surrounding the woman’s death and the cause behind it.
The suspect, identified as Oliver Vershima, was taken into custody by the Benue State Police following allegations of his involvement in the death of a woman. The accused individual worked as a Catechist assigned to St. Martins Parish Mbape in the Adikpo deanery, located in the Kwande Local Government Area of the state. His arrest occurred after the lifeless body of a woman, alleged to be his lover, was found in his possession.
According to reports, local residents in Adikpo discovered the suspect attempting to dispose of the woman’s corpse on Sunday evening at approximately 7 pm. However, nemesis caught up with him, prompting him to abandon the victim and flee the scene. The incident was promptly reported to the police, who took necessary action. None of the residents were able to identify the deceased woman.
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A preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased woman had visited the suspect’s residence to inform him of her pregnancy. Tragically, the suspect attempted to perform an abortion, which ultimately resulted in the woman’s untimely demise. Subsequently, the man concealed the woman’s body in his room and planned to dispose of it later that evening, but his intentions were thwarted unexpectedly.
Following the incident, the police circulated the pastor’s photograph to the public, declaring him a wanted individual. Eventually, on Tuesday, he was successfully apprehended. Benue State Police spokesperson, SP Catherine Anene, confirmed the arrest to reporters, stating that the woman’s body had been recovered and taken to the morgue, while investigations into the matter are currently ongoing.
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