Gunmen Who Murdered Police Officer Arrested

Gunmen Who Murdered Police Officer Arrested

Suspected gunmen who killed a police orderly attached to Enugu State Deputy Governor, Mrs Cecelia Ezeilo, has been apprehended, Nigerian Police disclosed.

The orderly, Sergeant Helen Sunday, was killed in the Trans Ekulu area of Enugu last week Tuesday.

The spokesman, Enugu State Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, in a statement made available to journalists, said two suspects, identified as Emmanuel Onyeabor and Kanu Oti, had been arrested for the crime.

He revealed that a phone said to belong to the deputy governor’s orderly was recovered from the suspects

He alleged that Onyeabor and Oti were arrested after exchanging gunfire with police operatives at their hideouts in the Lomalinda and Amorji-Nike areas.

Amaraizu said the suspects sustained injuries in the shoot-out.

He, however, said other members of the killer gang fled the hideouts.

Some of the fleeing hoodlums sustained gunshot wounds in the encounter with the police, Amaraizu added.

He urged members of the public to report anybody seen with bullet wounds.

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