One of the two suspects paraded for the murder of Cletus Onyekwele, a sub-contractor with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in Port Harcourt, has said that they killed him because he was over working them.
Kingsley Nwankor, arrested along with Joseph Francis, told journalists when they were paraded that he held the deceased while the second suspect hit him severally with a wooden object.
He said the deceased had been a thorn in their flesh for giving them too much work to do.
“When we entered late Onyekwele’s office, my colleague, Joseph, asked him questions about our job. At that point the deceased flared up and wanted to fight Joseph. I held the deceased by the hand while Joseph hit him severally with a wooden object,” he stated. Read more