Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of UNIBEN
Public Relations Officer, Edo State Police Command, Moses Nkombe has revealed that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a senior lecturer in the University of Benin, Professor Paul Otasowie.
Late Otasowie was shot dead by the armed men in front of his residence on Ekehuan Road in Oredo Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday evening.
According to Nkombe, the police had received a distress call about the incident after which operatives were sent to the scene. However, the professor was dead before they arrived at the scene.
Nkombe said, “In the course of trying to unravel the cause of the incident, three suspects were arrested and the Nissan Primera that was used in tracing the victim to his house was recovered by the police.”
“The suspects are helping the police currently to unravel the cause of that incident.”
Otasowie’s murder is a latest in string of crime in the state which follows the abduction of a popular musician, Mr Joseph Osayomore, and the head of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park, Mr. Andrew Ehanire, and a Catholic priest, Fr. Lawrence Adorolo.