The Delta State Police Command says it has arrested six more suspects in connection with the murder of the prince of Orhuwhorun in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, Prince Eric Takerere and two mobile policemen that were attached to him.
The Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe in a statement on Wednesday morning said the rifles of the deceased mobile policemen were carted away in the attack.
According to the statement, on Monday, September 6, 2021, “police operatives from the Delta State Anti-kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad (SAKCCS) carried out diligent and painstaking investigation on one Godspower Agabarhayowe “AKA” GANAGANA ‘m’ age 27 years and Tony Edwin ‘m’ age 27 years that were earlier arrested on the 09/07/2021 in connection to the murder.
“They led the police operatives to their hideout in Udu, Warri and Aladja area where six suspects namely Onoriode Shefo “AKA” Chikago “M” age 36YRS, Omagbeosa Sholla “M” age 30YRS, Godwin Obukoemu “AKA” Million “M” age 30YRS, Ejime Mugagbam “M” age 34YRS, Ejiroghenen Nushe “M” age 24YRS and Egho Monday “M” age 28YRS, were arrested.
“They all confessed to being involved in the murder of Prince Eric Takerere, his two mobile policemen. They also led the operatives to their armoury where two AK47 rifles, one pump action gun, one locally-made pistol, four magazines, seventy-six rounds of live ammunition and thirty-eight rounds of live cartridges were recovered.”