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Nkamiang Aniema Obot, alleged murderer of Solomon Simon



  • As police, youths and community leaders Launch manhunt


The Nigerian Police Force has launched a manhunt for one Nkamiang Aniema Obot, a native of Ikot Udoma village in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, who is alleged to had murdered his uncle, Late Solomon Simon, in his sleep.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Odiko MacDon in a statement at the weekend, said Nkamiang Obot is wanted for the murder of Solomon  Simon (his uncle) and anyone with useful information that will lead to his arrest should report to the nearest police station.

IReporters was duly informed that the Late Solomon  Simon was butchered in cold blood at his residential home in Ikot Udoma village, Eket Local Government yesterday Sunday, January 6th, 2019.

A source who claims anonymity stated that Nkamiang’s father, Late Aniema Obot Simon, married three wives, after his sudden demise, his properties were shared amongst the wives to be shared to his children.

The source further stated the other children felt cheated with the sharing formula with claims that Nkamiang Obot was the only child of his mother and would likely have the highest share of their father’s property.

According to the source, trouble ensued when the unsatisfied stepbrothers of Nkamiang Obot disagreed with the sharing formula, demanding that the properties be shared amongst the children and not via their mother’s womb.

Worried about the rising situation, Nkamiang Obot sort for the intervention of his late uncle, who told the other brothers that they should respect the traditional way of sharing properties or seek redress in the court of law.

The source claims that the community was agog as on Sunday morning, when everyone woke to realize that Mr. Solomon Simon was murdered in his sleep with accusing fingers on Nkamiang Obot.

With the Late Solomon’s children in connivance with Nkamiag’s brothers alleging that Nkamiang is the brain behind the murder and seeking to murder him too, he fled to save his life – the source added.

When iReporters spoke with Nkamiang Obot via mobile phone, he narrated that his hands are clean in the murder allegations levelled against him, but there was a need to flee to ensure his safety.

He stated that the stepbrothers connived to murder the uncle so as to get back at him with intent to murder him and possess all their fathers properties.

“Why will I kill a man that was on my side? – he asked”

Nkamiang further stated that he is worried that everyone disbelieves him, and want to hand him over to security operatives.

When asked what his next steps would be, he said he has to flee to secure his live

Late Solomon Simon lying in the pool of his blood

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