Following the confessions of one of the suspects who claimed that a police man, Police Sergeant Lucky Orji was involved in the gruesome murder, the Nigerian Police Force having carried their investigations have dismissed the ‘named’ sergeant.
Police investigation has shown that Police Sergeant Lucky Orji was ‘truly’ present at
the scene of the murder and actually encouraged the mob to ‘deal with’ the
victims of the Aluu killing. Reports say the dismissed sergeant is to be
charged to court alongside 13 other suspects today.
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See the faces of the heartless men that brutally murdered the 4 UNIPORT students last week.
The Police, Tuesday paraded the
suspected killers of the four students of the University of Port Harcourt at
Omuokiri-Aluu in Rivers state.
Three of the suspects, confessed that policemen arrived
Omuokiri-Aluu community before the four students were murdered. One of the
suspects, Mr David Ugbaje, said he saw two policemen when the four students were
being beaten, adding that one of them pleaded that the boys should be set free.
said the other policeman joined the mob in beating the students.
According to him, the four students were accused of robbery, adding that the
mob marched the four students to a compound on Coca-Cola Street to confirm if
they truly went there to see a tenant, Mr Bright, as they alleged.
neighbours in the compound had to push the riotous mob out of the compound
where Bright lived when it became obvious that the mob wanted to lynch them
went to see was not at home. When asked if he did not join in beating the
students, he said he only hit the students twice. Ikechuckwu Louis Amadi and
Lawal Segun in their separate comments, also said they saw policemen at the
scene of the sad incident.
taxi driver, said he was not part of the mob that murdered the students but
claimed to have pleaded with the mob to release the students.
Amadi said he saw four police men while the students were being beaten, adding
that the angry mob insisted they were not going to release the boys to the
policemen. Others paraded were Alhaji Hassan Welewa, 59; Lucky Orji, 43 ; Cynthia
Chinwo (F), 24; Ekpe Daniel, 30; George Nwadei, 30; Gabriel Oche 33; Ozioma
Abajuo, 23; Chigozie Samuel, 22; Endurance Edet, 27 and Uwem Akpabio, 30.