EKITI: Police arrest 19 including one female over ex-NURTW boss murder
Operatives attached to the Ekiti state police
command say it has apprehended 19 persons
over the murder of a former Ekiti State
Chairman of the National Union of Road
Transport Workers, Omolafe Aderiye.
It was learnt that the 19 persons, including one
female, were arrested in a string operation
carried out over the weekend.
The arrest was confirmed to journalist by
the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Mr.
Victor Babayemi, in Ado-Ekiti on Monday,He however did not reveal
the identity of those arrested.
He said they remained innocent until
investigation proved otherwise. Babayemi
said, “The 19 are being questioned in respect of
the killing. This is to determine their level of
culpability, it is not that they have been indicted.
“They are helping us in the investigation.”
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