Photos: Nigerian police set to extradite UK murder suspect, Jeffrey Okafor

The Nigerian government is getting set to extradite Jeffrey Azuka Okafor (middle), who is wanted by the UK police for the murder of Carl Beatson Asiedu, who was stabbed to death on August 1st 2009 outside a UK nightclub. The 23 year old fled to Nigeria after the murder but was arrested on September 23rd 2014 in Asaba, Delta state after a diligent search by the Nigerian police.


The Inspector General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, while commending Police Intelligence Operatives for the arrest, said all the necessary required procedures to enable the handover of the fugitive to the UK Authorities have already been concluded. 

The IGP further assures the International law enforcement communities that the Nigeria Police Force will always ensure that all fugitives that show up in Nigeria would be apprehended upon request and turned over accordingly.

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