The Edo State Police Command Says it has arrested a four- man robbery gang suspected to have killed a cab driver, Oghogho Okunbor.
The suspects, Moses Osamudiamen , Chinedu Amah , Chinonso Ozuoro and Emmanuel Obikeze had reported killed the cab driver and dumped the body at Ikpoba River, Benin City on November 24, 2019 .
The state Commissioner of Police , Lawal Jimeta, said the gang hired the cab driver, but stabbed him to death along the way, tied him up and threw his body into the river.
“They later used his ATM card to withdraw money from his account and attempted to sell off his Toyota Camry car before nemesis caught up with them.”
According to him , the strategy put in place by the command led to the arrest of several persons involved in kidnapping , rape and other crimes.
While adding that the suspects were arrested as a result of intelligence, Lawal said the suspects would be charged soon.