The ritual suspect, Ifeanyichukwu Maxwell Dike who escaped the custody of the Rivers state police command last month is said to have been rearrested by men of Plateau state police command.
Dike was being held over the murder of 8-year-old Chikamso Victory in a part of Port Harcourt. He however beat police security and escaped on the night of August 20, 2017 when he was detained.
The spokesman, of the state police command, Nnamdi Omoni, a Deputy Supretendent of Police (DSP), broke the news to The Nation in Port Harcourt.
Omoni said Dike was re-arrested last night and the police officers from the state have gone to convey him back to Port Harcourt to face his charges.
Dike, a 200 Levels Physics student of the University of Port Harcourt, allegedly druged, raped, murdered and removed vital body parts of his victim Chikamso Victory, at Eliozu area of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state, August 19, 2017.
He was paraded and subsequently detained at the cell of the state criminal investigation and intelligent department of the command where he escaped in the evening of August 20, 2017.
He has been on the run since then, until yesterday night when he was reportedly rearrested at the North Central part.
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