A retired military officer identified as Major Afisatu Ajuya has been killed and her body set ablaze alongside her apartment.
The crime was on committed on Sunday by a security guard she employed.
It was gathered that the security guard whose identity was yet to be ascertained as at press invited eight other persons to join him to commit the crime.
Witnesses said the suspects also made away with some of their victim’s belongings.
They said the gang broke into the apartment of the retired Army Officer in the early hours of Sunday, strangled and set her ablaze before making away with items like electric fan, luggage jewelries and phones
As at press time, the suspects have been transferred to the State Police headquarters and some of the items recovered from them.
Confirming the story, State Police Commissioner, Babatunde Kokumo, said it was a case robbery, arson and murder.
Kokumo said the suspects killed their victim and set fire on the place to make it look like the victim died from the fire incident.