The police in Anambra State have arrested four more suspects in connection with the attack on a former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Chukwuma Soludo.
The police had earlier in a statement said one suspect was tracked and arrested through a telephone picked at the scene of crime.
Soludo was attacked on Wednesday in his Isuofia hometown in the Aguata Local Government Area of the state during a meeting with youths of the area.
His three police orderlies were killed in the attack.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, in a state on Thursday night said four more suspects had been arrested.
The PPRO said, “Police operatives attached to Anambra State Command today 1st April, 2021 have arrested four additional suspects in connection to the recent attack and gruesome murder of three policemen at Isuofia Civic Center in Aguata LGA of Anambra State.
“The suspects are: Mbah Victor,30, John Olisakwe , 21,Chigozie Omeh, 20,and Emmanuel Nnobi, 28.
He added, “The suspects confessed to have actively taken part in the attack and subsequent abduction of the Commissioner for Public and Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, which the Command is working assiduously to rescue.
“Consequently efforts is still on going to apprehend other fleeing accomplices, unravel the circumstances surrounding the incidence and bring perpetrators book.”