Two suspects have been arrested by police officers attached by the Delta State Police Command in connection with the killing of Mr Cyril Mudiagbe, the aide of the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, in Sapele, Delta State Sunday morning.
The two suspects, Emmanuel Osumaje AKA ‘Obo’ (22 years old) and Miracle Michael, a well-known Awanio, were reportedly arrested on Wednesday.
Late Mudiagbe, also a market vigilante, was shot when the gunmen attacked his house in the Decima Area of the town and made away with his gun and live cartridges.
The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, could not confirm the report despite text messages sent to his phone.
However, a security source, who craved anonymity, said that the two suspects were arrested last night “we arrested Obo and it was he who led us to Awanio” he said.
In a related development suspected armed robbers have killed a security guard, in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta state.
The security guard identified simply as Tunde, was shot on Tuesday while the suspected armed robbers were attempting to evade arrest in Ekiugbo community.
The deceased, Tunde was shot dead in Panama layout of the community in the early hours of the day by the armed robbers who were being chased by vigilante team members after a foiled operation in the nearby Iwhrenene community.
Nigeriacrime.com, learned that the deceased Tunde, was in a tricycle when he met with his untimely death.
According to an eyewitness name withheld said, “on Tuesday morning, armed robbers attacked my street in Panama layout, off Ekiugbo and shot one of our security men to death. They came on a mission at Iwhrenene but were chased down to Panama Layout by Iwhrenene vigilante members.
“Our street security guards were active and the armed robbers noticed that one of the security men was in a Keke and they shot him dead”.
The spokesperson of Delta State Police Command Mr Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident.