Kogi poll: Police parade suspected killers of Kogi PDP women leader


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The Kogi state police command, on Tuesday, December 10, paraded the suspected killers of woman leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

The Herald gathered that the suspects were Ocholi Edicha, Adamu Haruna, Onu Egbune, Musa Alidu, Attai Haruna Egwu and Attah Ejeh.

The state commissioner of police (CP), Mr. Hakeem Busari, said Edicha had confessed that he led others that burnt the late PDP women leader alive at her home in Ochadamu in Ofu LGA, two days after the November 16 governorship election in the state.

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Busari said: “During interrogation, Ocholi Edicha confessed that he led the gang that burnt the house of Elder Simeon B.S Abuh, which led to the death of his wife, Mrs Salome Achejuigu.

“The suspect further confessed that they were responsible for the series of armed robbery incidents in Ochadamu and its environs. The Kogi State Police Command while condemning the killing of Mrs Salome Abuh and Awolu Zekeri, calls for calm and assures that all the perpetrators will not go unpunished.

“Efforts are still on to get other members of the gang. All suspects will be arraigned in court.”

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