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#FindHinnyHumoren: Police Give Update On Job-Seeker’s Death, Arrest Perpetrator

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has given an update on the gruesome murder of Miss Iniobong Umoren, the Graduate of Philosophy from the University of Uyo, who went missing after going for a job interview.

The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Amiengheme Andrew, in a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, Odiko MacDon, said the principal suspect, Uduak Frank Akpan, confessed to have lured the orphan to his house in the guise of giving her a job, but ended up sexually and physically assaulting her, leading to her death.

The Police said Akpan, who claimed to be 20 years old buried the victim in a shallow grave in his father’s compound.

The police noted that the body has been exhumed and deposited at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital for autopsy.

The statement read:

“The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested one UDUAK FRANK AKPAN, 20 years old for kidnapping, raping and murdering one Miss Iniobong Umoren.

“On 30/04/2021, the Command received a report on the disappearance of the victim.

“Following available leads, Men of the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the Command, led by CSP Inengiye IGOSI, consolidated on the initial great progress made by the DPO Uruan, SP Samuel Ezeugo and arrested the perpetrator who confessed to have lured his victim to his house in the guise of giving her a job, but ended up sexually and physically assaulting her which led to her death. To cover his tracks, he dragged and buried her in a shallow grave in his father’s compound.

“The deceased has been exhumed and deposited at UUTH for autopsy.

“The suspect confessed to have told his Local Government Chairman of his atrocity before escaping to Calabar and was never at anytime handed over to the Police by anyone.

”Suspect is a confessed serial rapist who has owned up to the raping of other victims. He will be charged to court at the conclusion of investigation.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP AMIENGHENE ANDREW, fdc, psc(+) has called on youths and job seekers to be wary of the activities of scammers and other men of the underworld while appreciating the efforts of the social media family and other fighters of injustice, he has condoled with the family and friends of the deceased.”

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