The Anambra State Police Command have arrested two suspects in reference to the homicide of Governor Willie Obiano’s aide, Azubuike Ekwegbalu, 43.
It will be recalled that late Ekwegbalu, the Senior Particular Assistant to the Governor on Safety, was stabbed to demise on August 9, 2020 inside his residence on the Commissioners quarters Awka.
Confirming the newest growth on Tuesday, November 10, spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed stated that after the incident, Police detectives swung into motion and after intensive investigation arrested two principal suspects.
The suspects are Osita John, 21, of Ifite ogwari in Ayamelum LGA of Anambra State however reside at Agu Awka and Achewa Musa, 27, of Abinsel of Guma LGA of Benue State, resident in Amansea Garki.
Mohammed stated the suspects voluntarily confessed to have scaled into the deceased home and stabbed him on his decrease stomach over a cult associated matter earlier than carting away two of his cellphones.
Reveals recovered from the suspects contains two Android telephones belonging to the sufferer and one knife allegedly utilized in perpetrating the heinous act. The suspects could be charged to court docket as quickly as investigation is concluded.
In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police, CP John Abang, reiterated that there is no such thing as a hiding place for criminals in Anambra State and that the Command beneath his watch will proceed to fish out and deal decisively with felony parts in accordance with the legislation till they repent or relocate from the State.