A man identified simply as Coma, has been arrested by police in Auchi, Edo State, after he killed and buried his cousin, over N2 million land proceeds.
It was gathered that the parents of the deceased had reported to the police that their son, Lateef, was missing, and had not returned home after Coma went to drop him off at a branch of Guarantee Trust bank.
The police arrested the suspect for questioning, and later released him.
Unknown to him, Lateef’s parents had already reported the matter at the branch of the bank.
According to reports, Coma was about to transfer the money from his cousin’s account to his own, when bank officials alerted the parents.
The suspect was arrested, and he confessed to killing his cousin because of the money.
He led police investigators to where he buried his cousin.