The Enugu State Police Command says it has arrested the alleged killers of two Catholic priests in the state.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Sulaiman Balarabe, disclosed this on Friday at the command’s headquarters, where 30 criminal suspects arrested for various offenses were paraded.
Balarabe said four suspects believed to be involved in the murder of Rev.-Fr. Clement Ugwu, on March 13, 2019, were apprehended in Lagos and Ogun states by operatives from the command.
“They have made useful confessionary statements about their involvement in the murder of the Catholic priest,” Balarabe said.
“Also, another four suspects involved in the recent murder of Rev. Fr. Paul Offu and the kidnap of a monarch and his wife in Awgu Local Government Area on August 1 and August 2, are currently in police custody.
He said they would be arraigned before a court very soon.
According to the police boss, 15 assorted arms and ammunition as well as other dangerous weapons were recovered from the suspects.