Father Allegedly Murders Own Daughter In Delta

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Operatives attached to the Delta State Police Command have launched a manhunt for one Stanley Ovemureye, for allegedly killing his own biological six-year-old daughter for alleged ritual purposes.

The incident occurred 15th June 2024 at Agbarho, Ughelli north local government area of the State.

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Although, nothing was said about the mother of the child, trouble started at Uviama New Layout on that fateful day when the father of the six years old child “smashed”, the head of the little girl on the wall severally.

The state Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Edafe Bright, who confirmed the incident, disclosed that the suspect was fled after committing the alleged crime but was reported by his brother.

The police spokesman said upon the complaint, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), detailed operatives who went to the scene and recovered the corpse of the little child whose head was smashed several times on the wall.

According to the image maker, “the Command is aware of the gruesome murder of one Abigail Stanley ‘f’ aged 6 years, allegedly by the father one Mr. Sankey Ovemureye.

“The sad and painful incident which occurred on 15/6/2024 was reported by the brother to the fleeing suspect.

“The DPO on receipt of the complaint detailed operatives who went to the scene at Uviama New Layout, Agbarho Ughelli North LGA, and recovered the corpse of the little child whose head was smashed several times on the wall.

“The corpse was recovered and deposited at the mortuary. The father who is the principal suspect is currently at large.

“The Commissioner of Police CP Olufemi Abaniwonda saddened by this barbaric act, has ordered a serious manhunt for the fleeing suspect and assures members of the public that the suspect will be arrested and justice will be served”.

He urged anyone with useful information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect to call the control room number on 0803684974 or report at the nearest police station.

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