Police arrest suspected killers of PDP women leader in Kogi

Six suspects has been arrested by the men of the Nigerian Police Force in connection with the murder of a Kogi State PDP women leader.

Police arrest suspected killers of PDP women leader in Kogi
Police arrest suspected killers of PDP women leader in Kogi

The 60-year-old Salome Abuh, who was the PDP women leader of Ochadamu Ward in Ofu Local Government Area of the state, had her house set on fire, while she was inside, by political thugs allegedly belonging to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) November 18.

The incident was believed to be a reprisal attack over the violence-ridden gubernatorial election in the state.

According to a report by Punch Metro, the Police Command in Kogi State arrested six suspects in connection with the killing of Mrs Salome Abuh.

The spokesman for the command, Deputy Superintendent of Police William Aya disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, in Lokoja on Monday.

Aya said that the suspects were brought in on Friday.

Aya said the police had started interrogating the suspects to ascertain their level of culpability in the death of the woman.

He said that the outcome of the investigation would be made public as soon as it was completed.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on Sunday directed the police to arrest the killers of Abuh with a view to bringing them to justice.

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