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Soludo: Police Arrest Four Additional Suspects In Failed Assassination



The Anambra State command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Thursday revealed that four additional suspects have been arrested in connection to the assassination attempt on Prof Chukwuma Soludo.

This was made known in a statement by the spokesperson of the Anambra State police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga.

He said: “Police Operatives attached to Anambra State Command today 1st April, 2021 arrested four (4) additional suspects in connection to the recent attack and gruesome murder of three (3)Policemen at Isuofia Civic Center in Aguata LGA of Anambra State.

“The suspects are: Mbah Victor ‘M’ aged 30years, John Olisakwe ‘M’ aged 21years. Chigozie Omeh ‘M’ aged 20years and Emmanuel Nnobi ‘M’ aged 28years.

“The suspects confessed to have actively taken part in the attack and subsequent abduction of Commissioner for Public and Utilities, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne, who the command is working assiduously to rescue.”

He added that the Police were still making effort to apprehend other fleeing accomplices, to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incidence and bring perpetrators to book.

He also quoted the Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command CP Monday Bala Kuryas as reiterating his commitment towards ensuring safety and security of Anambra people and residence alike.

Recall that Naija News reported that unknown gunmen, on Wednesday attacked Prof. Soludo, in his home town.

It was reported that Soludo was attacked at Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area, during an interactive session between him and some Isuofia youths.

Three policement who were part of the security details of the former CBN governor where shot dead during the attack.

The Anambra State Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne was also kidnapped by the suspected gunmen.

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.