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Police give update on search for killers of Olajide Sowore



The Edo State Police Command, on Sunday mentioned that they have been combing forest to arrest the killers of Olajide Sowore, the youthful brother of Sahara Reporters’ Writer and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore who was shot useless on Saturday.

DAILY POST recollects that suspected kidnappers gunned down Sowore in Okada, Ovia North-East Native Authorities Space of the state on Saturday morning.

The command’s spokesman, Kontongs Bello, gave the replace in Benin the state capital whereas addressing newsmen.

In accordance with him, “It has change into very mandatory for the police to tell most of the people that the police are on prime of the state of affairs for the reason that incident occurred yesterday (Saturday) at about 6:45a.m.

“Bush combing has began yesterday and the Commissioner of Police, Mr Philip Ogbadu, has directed that every one the tactical groups and the Divisional Police in Okada be a part of fingers in combing the forest.


“The native vigilantes in Okada, the police crew from the state headquarters and the divisional police within the space are all collectively combing the bush to arrest the perpetrators and in addition rescue 5 others who’re nonetheless with the abductors.

The PPRO revealed that Sowore was not one of many occupants of a business bus, belonging to a personal firm, that obtained spoiled at about 2:00 a.m. and which grew to become the goal for the abductors.

“Sowore, who was coming from Okada and was going in direction of Benin, was only a sufferer whom they tried to cease and he refused they usually shot at his automotive.

“The Commissioner of Police is doing every thing doable to make sure that these individuals are arrested and people kidnapped are rescued,“ the assertion mentioned.

The assertion mentioned that the abductors have but to ascertain contacts with the household of their sufferer, NAN studies.

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