Members of the Home of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Inspector Common of Police, Alkali Baba, to take over the homicide case of Miss Iniubong Umoren who was in Akwa Ibom after being lured with a faux job provide.
The decision of the Home adopted after the matter was raised by Unyime Idem, representing Ukanafun/Oruk Anam the federal constituency of Akwa Ibom State.
Idem advised the Home that the household of the deceased raised an alarm of receiving threats of varied levels from strangers.
Idem additional disclosed that the household have additionally been requested to withdraw the case.
Nevertheless, after a lot deliberation, the Home urged the IGP to make sure that justice prevails by taking up the investigation and prosecution of the suspects.
The Home additionally mandated the IGP to make sure that the Umoren household receives sufficient safety and shielded from hurt.
It additionally mandated the Home Committee on Girls Affairs and Social Growth to observe up with the case.
In the meantime, the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested one Uduak Frank Akpan, 20, over the homicide of Iniobong.
The Police Public Relations Officer within the State, SP Odiko Macdon, mentioned the suspect raped the sufferer, killed and buried her in a shallow grave in his father’s compound.
Iniobong Umoren: Reps ask IGP to start investigation, prosecution of suspects