- More suspects have been apprehended by the police following the recent attack on Professor Chukwuma Soludo
- The police had earlier arrested one suspect in connection to the deadly attack which left three policemen dead
- Police authorities say they are still tracking some accomplices who are on the run
Operatives of the Anambra state command have arrested four additional suspects in connection to the recent attack on Professor Chukwuma Soludo which resulted in the gruesome murder of three policemen at Isuofia Civic Centre in Aguata local government area.
The spokesman of the police command, DSP Ikenganya Tochukwu, made this known in a statement issued on Wednesday evening, April 1 and seen by Legit.ng.
He gave the names of the suspects as Mbah Victor aged 30 years, John Olisakwe aged 21 years, Chigozie Omeh aged 20 years, and Emmanuel Nnobi aged 28. All the suspects are male.
The statement noted that efforts are still ongoing to apprehend other fleeing accomplices, unravel the circumstances surrounding the incidence and bring perpetrators to book.
Meanwhile, Soludo has revealed the attack on him by the unknown armed men lasted for more than 10 minutes.
The gubernatorial aspirant under the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the forthcoming Anambra governorship election, made the revelation on Thursday, April 1, while speaking to Channels Television.
He described the attack as senseless, noting that no political office should be worth the blood of a chicken, how much human life.
The former Central Bank of Nigeria governor also prayed for the quick release of Ezenwanne from his abductors.
The Anambra state police command had earlier arrested one suspect in connection with the attack on Soludo.
The news of the arrest was contained in a statement issued on Thursday, April 1, by DSP Tochukwu and seen by Legit.ng.
According to the statement, the state commissioner of police, Monday Bala Kuryas, led a crack team of police operatives for an on-the-spot assessment of the venue of the incident on the day it happened on Wednesday, March 31.