- Some persons linked to the murder of three police office at Mile 3, Port Harcourt have been arrested
- The police is yet to say how many suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder
The police command in Rivers state has confirmed the arrest of some suspects in connection with the murder of three policemen at Mile 3 in Port Harcourt on May 10.
The spokesman of the command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that investigation into the killing will, however, continue.
He did not disclose the exact number of suspects arrested.
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Omoni said the suspects would be arraigned when investigation on the matter was concluded, pointing out that investigation of a murder cases would often take a long time.
The spokesman said that security had been beefed up around the command’s headquarters, following the alleged killing of a soldier by a policeman in Port Harcourt.
A NAN correspondent monitoring developments reports that security was so tight that policemen, who came to the headquarters in plain clothes without identification cards were prevented from entering.
Rivers state, Nigeria’s oil capital is noted for its unending murders and high-profile assassinations, making observers to dub the state “Rivers of Blood.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that 10 people lost their lives in Rivers state as a group of gunmen stormed Mgbosimiri, Agip axis of Port Harcourt on Monday, October 9.
The incident which caused panic in the community was said to have happened at about 4am.
As at the time of filing this report, nobody could state the reason for the deadly attack.
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