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Two Nabbed For Murder Of Obiano’s Security Aide


Anambra State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of Azubuike Ekwegbalu, a Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano.

It would be recalled that late Azubuike Ekwegbalu, aged forty-three years, and a native of Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State, was allegedly murdered at midnight of ninth August, 2020, inside his residence at the Commissioners quarters Awka.

According to a release signed by Police Public Relation Officer, Haruna Mohammed, the two male suspects include, Osita John, aged twenty-one years of Ifite Ogwari in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State but reside at Agu Awka.

The second suspect, is Achewa Musa, aged twenty-seven years of Abinsel of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State but resides at Amansea Garki.

The Police statement says the suspects voluntarily confessed to have scaled into the deceased’s house and stabbed him to death over a cult related matter before carting away two of his handsets.

Meanwhile, exhibits recovered from the suspects include two android phones belonging to the victim and one

knife allegedly used in perpetrating the heinous act.
The suspects, Police report says, would be charged to Court as soon as investigation is concluded.

Mr. Haruna reiterated the Commissioner of Police CP John B. Abang’s statement that there is no hiding place for Criminals in Anambra State and that the Command under his watch will continue to fish out and deal decisively with criminal elements in accordance with the law until they repent or relocate from the State.