The trial of Cynthia Osokogu’s alleged killers continued yesterday and the Lagos High Court in Igbosere was shown the naked pictures of the deceased.
The pictures where alleged to have been taken by the 1st defendant (Okwumo Nwabufo) and tranferred from his Blackberry phone to his laptop.
The 1st defendant was also said to have confessed all to the police during his arrest, the prosecution’s witness (PW2), Sgt. John Babalola said: “After we discovered the picture, ACP Dan Okoro, the Area Commander, asked that additional statements be made based on picture.
The statement was signed by the 1st defendant. When the 1st defendant was arrested, he confessed that he knew what he did and that everything was over. The 1st defendant sent the picture to his laptop through his Blackberry phone. The 1st defendant operated the Blackberry phone to show us (police) the chain used in tying the deceased.
Sgt. John Babalola revealed that after he confessed, he took them to his Festac home and showed the policemen the laptop, phones and different SIM cards, and when the they conducted a quick search of the laptop, they saw the a picture of the deceased lying down.
“On that same date, the 1st defendant was asked to open the laptop, which he carried by himself to the Area Commander’s office, and he was asked to open the said laptop. I and one ASP Marian were there and we saw the picture of the deceased lying down and her international passport on her chest”, Sgt. John Babalola said.
The ongoing Cynthia Murder trial has four Okwumo Nwabufo, 33; Olisaeloka Ezike, 23; Orji Osita, 33 and Ezike Nonso, 25, They are all charged with the kidnapping and murder of Cynthia Osokogu.
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