The motive behind the murder of the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.) is beginning to unravel.

An armed robbery suspect, Shuaibu Rabi, has made a shocking confession.

He said he took part in the murder because they wanted to rob him.

Rabi said this while being interrogated by policemen in Hausa language.

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Punch obtained a video clip of the interrogation on Thursday.

The Police had earlier on Thursday confirmed the arrest of five suspects in connection with the killing of Badeh in Nasarawa State on December 18, 2018.

The force disclosed that two principal suspects and three others were apprehended for the heinous crime.

Rabi, who is one of the suspects said his friends and himself received information that Badeh was in possession of a huge sum of money which he wanted to use in purchasing a parcel of land in Nasarawa State.

The 25-year-old suspect said after killing Badeh, he and his friends stole a bag which contained a huge sum of money.

The former CDS was killed in the evening of December 18, 2018 while returning from his farm between Koso and Kugwaru communities.

See video below: