Police Arrest House Help for Killing Employer, an Auditor, Office of Accountant General of the Federation


Cephas Iliya with the goods belonging to his employer


The Nasarawa State Police has arrested one Cephas Iliya ‘m’ 27years of Kaduna state for killing one Martins Omeri, a Deputy chief auditor in the office of the Accountant general of federation, Abuja but residing at Navy estate Karshi, Karu LGA of Nasarawa state.

Police personnel attached to Karshi Division acted on credible intelligence and arrested the suspect at Arab area, FCT Abuja on Tuesday at 11 am. A coordinated and diligent search was conducted in his apartment where the following items belonging to the deceased were recovered as exhibit: One Infinix phone, Laptop, Clothing, pair of shoe, Clipper, Beddings and few other properties.

According to ASP Rahman Nansel, PPRO of the police command, the suspect confessed that, he sneaked into the house of the deceased at the dead of the night on  November, 17, 2020 while he was asleep and killed him using a log of wood. Police discovered his dead body on November 19, 2020.

He said the Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe  has directed that the case should be transferred to State Criminal and Investigation Department, Lafia for an exhaustive investigation after which the suspect will be arraigned in the Court of law.