Detectives at the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, are on the manhunt for a suspected drug addict and internet fraudster (names withheld), who Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged killer of Chief Executive Officer, Super TV, Usifo Ataga claimed to have assisted her to falsify the deceased’s documents.
The 21-year-old Mass Communication student of the University of Lagos, disclosed that the deceased earlier gave her his Automated Teller Machine, ATM, card to withdraw some money to buy some clothes but that she did not withdraw much.
Thereafter, she said she contacted the internet fraudster to help her withdraw more money.
WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that Chidinma confessed to have withdrew a sum of N380,000 from Ataga’s bank account using the deceased’s Automated Teller Machine card.
“I withdrew some money, about N380,(000). Five million (naira) wasn’t withdrawn from his account, it was N380,(000),” she said.
As at Monday, the internet fraudster, who got wind of Chidinma’s arrest, had bolted from his abode. But the Police assured they would get him to answer questions on what he knew about Usifo’s death.
Meanwhile, Police have beefed up security around the suspect to avoid any situation that could truncate investigation.
Vanguard reported that only her father was allowed to visit her.
According to Police sources, the move was also aimed at avoiding a situation whereby any untoward incident will happen to her. For instance, her food is served by the Police, as outsiders are barred from bringing in food for her.