Four (4) more suspects have been arrested by Anambra State police operatives in connection with the March 31 assault on former CBN governor and Anambra State governorship aspirant Charles Soludo in Isuofia town in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.
As the gunmen entered the party, they shot sporadically in the air, interrupting Soludo’s interactive session with the youths in the group. During the attack, three police officers were killed.
An earlier statement released by the spokesperson of the command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, stated that one person has been arrested over the incident. In a statement released this evening, Ikenga said four more persons have been arrested. He gave the names of the suspects as Mbah Victor ‘M’ aged 30years, John Olisakwe ‘M’ aged 21years. Chigozie Omeh ‘M’ aged 20years and Emmanuel Nnobi ‘M’ aged 28years.
Ikenga said the suspects confessed to have actively taken part in the attack and subsequent abduction of Commissioner for Public and Utilities, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne, which the command is working assiduously to rescue.
The spokesperson added that efforts are being made to apprehend other fleeing accomplices, unravel the circumstances surrounding the incidence and bring perpetrators book.