Police have arrested members of a four-man robbery gang who allegedly killed a cab driver Oghogho Okunbor and dumped his corpse into the Ikpoba River in Benin City, Edo State.
The police gave the names of the suspects as Moses Osamudiamen, Chinedu Amah, Chinonso Ozuoro and Emmanuel Obikeze.
The State Commissioner of Police, Lawal Jimeta, alleged that the gang committed the crime on November 24, 2019 and arrested as a result of intelligence.
“The gang had hired the cab driver, but stabbed him along the way, tied him up and threw his body into the river”, he said.
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.
He said the suspects would be charged soon.
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