Police Arrest Suspects In Connection With Attacks In Delta State
Police in Delta State have trailed and arrested two members of a criminal gang, who last month attacked Dragon 28 Team of the Delta State Command, covering Emevor-Ughelli Road, and injured an Inspector.
Muhammad Mustafa, Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, who confirmed the arrest of the two suspects, Daniel, 25 and Jacob, 19, said: “On June 24 at about 2p.m., two hoodlums suspected to be among the group that attacked Dragon 28 Team, covering Emevor-Ughelli Road on June 7 at 8p.m., and injured an Inspector, have been arrested.”
Meanwhile, a 63-year-old man, Emeka Owafili, has been killed by some gunmen at his residence in the presence of his wife at Umuinyagbo Inyi community.
Owafili said: “Leaders of the community reported that that at about 1a.m., on June 28, one of their family and community members named Emeka Owafilii, 63, was shot dead in his house.
“The deceased was with his wife when the persons came and called his younger brother, one Chinedu.
“In the process of opening his door to know who was calling, he was shot on his chest through the window; he died on the spot.
“The scene of the crime was visited and photographs taken. The corpse was deposited at Saint Luke mortuary, Kwale, for autopsy.
“No arrest has been made, but the case is under investigation,” he added.