The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, today said four key suspects had been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of four students of the University of Port Harcourt at Aluu Community in Rivers.
He said the suspects were caught after they were clearly identified in one of the video clips of the incident posted on the Internet.
He identified Felomo Solomon, Cynthia Chinwo, Oziomo Abajuo and Chigozie Evans as the four key suspects. Click to continue reading.
“Of all the suspects arrested, Alhaji Hassan Welewa, the Traditional Ruler of Allu Community, has been indicted by intelligent information as one of the chief instigator, who encouraged the mob to kill and burn those four innocent young men,’’ he said.
The IG said the police were also looking for the whereabouts of one Coxson Lucky, also known as Bright, who was alleged to be the one the victims went to see with regard to money owed them, who also raised the alarm that the young men were thieves.
A massive deployment of policemen had been made to the area, including detectives to assist the Rivers State Police Command.
“We are investigating every aspect of the killings, including the allegations that some policemen stood idly watching while these hideous act took place’’ the IG concluded.