A 22-year-old man identified as Gena Ioryina has allegedly killed his best friend, Akura Bor, 25 and dumped his corpse in the River popularly known as Anaha.
LEADERSHIP learnt that both men were from of Ajio village in Shangev-Ya district of Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State.
The area information officer in Adikpo, Kwande Local Government Area, Mr. Job Akwati, who disclosed this to newsmen yesterday, said the suspected killer fled after he committed the crime.
According to Akwati, Ioryina ran away from the village and was hiding in Taraba State, where the security operatives arrested him.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Kwande LGA, Mr. Bello Kelembus confirmed the development and said that the culprit was arrested and had been transferred to the state CID for further investigation.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Daniel Ezeala declined comment on the matter.