Police Arrest Suspected killers Of Naval Officer Killed One Month To His Wedding

In Breaking News, National News, Reports

By George Odok

The Zone 6 Headquarters of the Nigerian Police in Calabar has arrested the killers of Naval Sub Lt. David Igbashal, who was abducted on 22 February, 2020 while on his way from Calabar to Makurdi, Benue State to make arrangements for his wedding.

The arrest was made on April 18, 2020 and was led by Superintendent Emmanuel Ukwenya of the Zonal Anti-Corruption/X-Squad set up by Assistant Inspector General of Police, Mr. Zaki Ahmed.

PRO of Zone 6, Mr. Nelson Okpabi, stated that the squad recovered the remains of the slained Sub Lt. at Omuogodu Akpu in Ngbo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, a waring Community with neighbouring Agila village in Benue State.

“The team which acted on a credible information arrested five suspects in connection with the crime and they confessed to the commission of the heinous crime.

“They also took the detectives to the site where the murdered officer was buried.
Mainwhile, investigation is in top gear and the suspects would be arraigned accordingly.

“The AIG in-charge of Zone 6 Headquarters Calabar, is using this opportunity to condole with the Nigerian Navy for the Lost of the young officer; while calling on members of the public to obey Government/NCDC directives and stay safe.

“He also assured them of adequate security in this trying times and urged them to report suspected person(s)/ incidents to the police without hesitation”, he stated.

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