Wanted Delta man nabbed for killing 11-year-old boy

 Wanted Delta man nabbed for killing 11-year-old boy – Punch Newspapers

The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a man, Ogaga Kome, for allegedly killing an 11-year-old boy, Hossanna Merritt, in the state.


PUNCH Metro gathered that Kome allegedly shot Merrit to death while testing a locally-made gun at his residence in Ozoro community.


After perpetrating the crime on Monday, August 22, 2022, the 26-year-old went into hiding but members of the community alerted the Ozoro police station to the incident.


It was learnt that the police command in the state, after being notified of the development, declared Kome wanted and launched a manhunt for him.


The police were said to have also solicited information from members of the public that would aid the arrest of the fleeing suspect.

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