Following the recent cases of serial killing in different hotels in Rivers State, the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has arrested two suspects in connection to the crimes in Southern city of Port Harcourt.
The Police also ordered installation of
CCTV cameras in every hotel in the state.
KanyiDaily had reported about a serial killer who is on the loose, killing young ladies while deploying the same technique in Port Harcourt hotel room.
Speaking on the development, the state police chief, Mustapha Dandaura, said the murders were being perpetrated by a serial killer.
Dandaura told BBC News that one of the suspects was arrested after a tip-off that he had offered around $80 (£70) to spend the night with a woman, revealing that other suspects had been arrested in Kaduna in central Nigeria.
The Police chief further said a special task force including the region’s police, hotel associations and tourism board had been set up to improve security at hotels.
“Any hotel in the state that does not comply with the new guidelines, which include installing CCTV cameras and asking guests for documentation when registering, would be closed down”, he said.