Gunmen invade Edo deputy governor’s family home

Gunmen invade Edo deputy governor’s family home

Gunmen on Saturday, December 28, reportedly stormed the family house of the Edo state deputy governor, Dr Philip Shaibu.

Shaihu who comes from Jattu in Estako West local government area built his country home opposite his family house, The Nation reports

According to the newspaper, the residents in the house were sleeping when the gunmen struck. However, neighbours were able to chase the gunmen away and one of them arrested, whose name was given as Victor John.

A police source that spoke to The Nation also named other suspects which include Uche Ogoke, Monday Kingsley, Pius Lucky and Sunday Goodluck.

The source said all other suspects were arrested at different locations while dangerous arms and harmful substances were recovered from them. It should be noted that one of who goes by the name Emeka escaped.

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A family source close to the same media also said the arrest of Victor led to the location where the rest of the members were caught.

When contacted, the deputy government confirmed the incidence and said the suspects were already making statements at the police station.

The suspects were being transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further interrogation.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that four members of an armed robbery gang that stormed a bank in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja were arrested while one of them was also confirmed killed. ( - We have upgraded to serve you better

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