Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) has arrested another murder suspect in connection with the murder of Mrs. Dorathy Irimiya Jonathan in Southern Kaduna.
LIB earlier reported that the OPSH apprehended one Lot Dauda, who confessed to having committed the crime alongside an accomplice.
Mrs. Jonathan, from the Southern Kaduna area of Kaduna State, was murdered in cold blood on Friday, September 1, 2023, while fetching firewood at Afana village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of the State.
The suspects allegedly butchered her to death for resisting attempt to rape her.
OPSH Media Information Officer, Captain Oya James, in a statement on Thursday afternoon, September 14, said the second murder suspect, Abubakar Mato, was arrested following a manhunt by troops.
“Following the arrest of Lot Dauda, who confessed to having murdered Mrs. Dorathy Jonathan at Afana village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) have arrested the second murder suspect, Abubakar Mato, mentioned in the confessional statement obtained from Lot Dauda earlier captured by troops,” the statement read.
Meanwhile, the deceased has been laid to rest.