Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, has confirmed that Nigerian man, Benjamin Nnanyereugo, aka Killaboi, has been arrested in Sierra Leone.
He was arrested by by the Sierra Leonan Police Force for allegedly killing his girlfriend.
Speaking with The PUNCH correspondent, Hundeyin said Nnanyereugo’s arrest had been confirmed by the Nigeria Police.
“He was arrested by the Sierra Leonan Police Forice and we are working on extraditing him to Nigeria.
On October 11, the Lagos State Police Command declared one Benjamin Nnanyereugo wanted for the death of his girlfriend, Augusta Osedion.
The police, in a statement on Tuesday by its spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, said Nnanyereugo was suspected to have murdered the 21-year-old lady on July 13, 2023, in his home at Oral Estate in the Ajah area of the state.
The statement read in part, “Following the exhaustion of all available options to bring him in, he is declared wanted.
The suspect is 26 years old, approximately 5’9 ft tall and hails from Abia State. He is dark in complexion and speaks English, Igbo and pidgin English fluently.
“If seen, please contact the nearest police station or call 0803 688 5727.”