The Cross River State Police Command on Thursday paraded a 54-year-old man, Valentine Ebani, for being in control of the disintegrated leader of a police assessor, Michael James, who was as of late killed in Uyanga, in the Akamkpa Local Government Area of the state.
Ebani, who was distinguished as the central minister and town head of Uyanga, was captured alongside seven other people who were suspected to have executed the investigator and taken his make a beeline for the town sanctuary.
James was executed and decapitated in Uyanga on December 25, 2017 amid a public conflict amongst Uyanga and neighboring Ojor, both in the Akamkpa LGA.
The people group had lately been engaged with fierce shared conflicts that had killed a few people, while property worth a large number of naira was obliterated.
James, who was joined to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Enugu, had taken his family on a visit to his in-laws at Ojor town when he was decapitated by revolting adolescents in Uyanga.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, said the late policeman had gone to his in-law, ASP Dominic Umoh, in Ojor town when the occurrence happened.
"While purchasing fuel, Uyanga adolescents, without incitement, assaulted, slaughtered and executed him. His carcass still can't seem to be found. In any case, his separated head has been recouped at Uyanga hallowed place.
"The young people likewise grabbed the late reviewer's AK-47 rifle, with twofold magazines and set burning his Toyota Sienna, with number plate, ENU 683 NK," he said.
Inuwa said police examination prompted the capture of Isaac Akpan, Benjamin Abakum, Patrick Edet and Famous Archibong.
Different suspects are Effiong Odu, Ndifon Arong and Wisdom Inok.
The police manager said things recuperated from the speculates included one privately made gun, 17 discharge cartridges, clothing of the perished and one human skull.
The magistrate additionally said the charge captured no less than 529 presumed lawbreakers amid the bubbly time frame.
Source - Punch