Police arrest killers of Enugu deputy governor’s orderly


The police in Enugu have arrested the killers of the orderly to the deputy governor, Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo.

The orderly, Sgt Helen Sunday was shot dead last week by unknown gunmen after she was dropped on her way back home by an official car.

A police bulletin issued Tuesday by the Enugu police spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu ‎said:”Suspects identified as Emmanuel Onyeabor  and Kanu Oti were picked a day after the incident at their various hideouts of Lomalinda Independence layout axis and Amorji Nike axis of Abakpa in Enugu East Local Government Area after a serious gun duel which left suspects fatally injured and   while some of the gang members escaped with gunshot wounds”.

According to the bulletin, the police have spread its dragnet with a view to arresting the fleeing members of the gang.

The command has requested from “members of the public and hospital operators about information concerning anyone with wounds suspected to be that of bullet.”

According to Amarizu, the arrested suspects have confessed to the crime ‎”but regretted their actions having revealed that their motive was to rob their victims and that the resistance of the deceased brought about their shooting her on the head at close range.”

Recovered from suspects after engaging them at their hideouts was the deceased’s infinix phone amongst other items.


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