: Police arrest r of 2 voters ing February elections

Usman A. Bello, Benin



Media Trust Limited



ives of the Edo State Command have arrested a r-old man, Ehiozomwangie gbe, over alleged ment in the murder of ters at a polling unit on the Sapele road in Ogheghe unity in Ikpoba Okha LGA the February 25, general ns. suspect was alleged to be a er of the gang that allegedly rs Elizabeth Owie and Mr a Festus Ekhorutomwen to as gathered that the suspect s gang members stormed , Unit 34 Polling Unit on the te and shot sporadically with to snatch ballot boxes and the process three persons it by stray bullets among two died on the spot. e & Crime also learnt that dentified suspects who are ge include Ernest Skube; ogho, popularly called r; Victor also called Junior and one Festus. lice source told our reporter e suspect claimed that their on was to snatch ballot boxes t one of his gang members of shooting into the air d his gun at people. n contacted, the command’s person, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, onfirmed the arrest, said, “I assure the people that other s named in the murder of o persons will be fished out ade to face the full wrath of .”