Edo State Police Command, Philip Agbadu

Edo State Police Command, Philip Agbadu

Edo police arrest murder suspect, officer kills passerby - Punch Newspapers

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9/19/2021 1:00:00 AM

Edo police arrest murder suspect, officer kills passerby - Punch Newspapers

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18 September 2021The Edo State Police Command on Saturday arrested a suspect, Ebuka Nwaechie, over the killing of Bright Orikose on December 12, 2020.The spokesman for the Command, SP Kontongs Bello, in a press release, said that the suspect was arrested following a tip off from members of the public.

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The statement reads, “The Edo State Police Command wish to inform the public that on 17/09/2021 at about 18:00 hours acting on a credible information, one Ebuka Nwaechie who was involved in the alleged murder of Bright Orikose on 24/12/2020 was sighted along First East Circular Road by St Joseph Catholic Church, police operatives from the anti-kidnapping and cyber crime unit of the command immediately swung into action and arrested the suspect.

“The Command deeply regret to inform the public that in the process of the arrest, a member of the police team fired a shot in a bid to restrain the fleeing suspect which unfortunately hit one of the occupants of a moving vehicle identified as Moses Adam and injured his thigh. headtopics.com

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