Police confirm arrest of ‘Killaboi’ declared wanted over murder of girlfriend

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, has confirmed that Benjamin Nnanyereugo aka Killaboi, has been arrested in Sierra Leone by the Police.

Killaboi reportedly fled Nigeria after he was declared wanted for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Augusta Osedion, in Lagos.

Hundeyin, in a statement on Saturday, said efforts are being made to extradite the suspect back to Nigeria.

Killaboi was declared wanted on October 11 by the Lagos Police Command over Augusta’s death.

In an earlier statement, Hundeyin said Killaboi 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.

Parts of the statement read, “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.”