- The police seem to be making progress in the investigation regarding the attack on former CBN governor, Prof. Charles Soludo
- Nine people have been arrested for their involvement in the incident, according to Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano
- Recall that the attack on Prof. Soludo in March generated huge reactions across the country
No fewer than nine people have been arrested in Anambra state for their involvement in an attack on the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo.
Recall that unknown gunmen attacked Soludo, killing three policemen guarding him and abducting the commissioner for public utilities in Anambra state, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne.
Nigerian Tribune reports that Governor Willie Obiano confirmed the arrest of the suspects on Wednesday, April 21, during a book launch in Awka.
According to Obiano, there will be no Correctional facility for the attackers, adding that the suspects will be eliminated.
The governor speaking at the launching of the book, “Seven Years Of Governor Willie Obiano Administration,” stated that police officers will go after the others, This Day reports.
Meanwhile, operatives of the Anambra state command have arrested four suspects in connection to the recent attack on Professor Chukwuma Soludo which resulted in the gruesome murder of three policemen.
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.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the commissioner for public utilities in Anambra state has regained his freedom.
Ezenwanne said no ransom was paid and his abductors treated him well. It was learnt that the commissioner was freed by his abductors in the early hours of Easter Sunday, April 4.
In a related development, Soludo, revealed that the attack on him by armed men lasted for more than 10 minutes.
Soludo, a 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.