Thursday, April 01, 2021

Confirmed! Police arrest suspect in bloody attack on Soludo - ITREALMS

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The Anambra State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspect linked with the bloody attack by gunmen on Wednesday at the country home of a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo, reports ITREALMS.
Soludo, ITREALMS gathered was attacked at a campaign rally at a civic centre in Isuofia community in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.


ITREALMS also confirmed that three policemen lost their lives during the attack, which occurred at about 5.30 p.m. on March 31.

Soludo, a top contestant in the governorship race for state, slated November 6, this year under the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

A press statement available to ITREALMS Thursday in Awka and endorsed by the Spokesman of the Anambra State Police Command, DSP. Tochukwu Ikenga, disclosed that “a police team had been commissioned to undertake discrete investigation into the attack.”

He also confirmed that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Monday Kuryas had visited the attack scene late on March, 31.

“The assailants were resisted by security operatives present at the event and in the ensuing gun duel, three police operatives sustained severe gunshot injuries and were later confirmed dead in hospital.

Their corpses have been deposited in the mortuary.

“The attackers abducted one Engr. Emeka Ezenwanne, the Anambra State Commissioner for Public Utilities.”

The police commissioner, he said, later visited Prof. Soludo at his home to commiserate with him over the incident.

Nweke Ozo Nweke/Editor

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