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Police interrogates lawmaker for murder

19 April 2013, 16:20

Uyo - The police in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the arrest of Victor Udofia, a member of the state House of Assembly, for alleged murder case.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Etim Dickson, confirmed the arrest when he briefed newsmen in Uyo on Friday.

Dickson said that Udofia, representing Ikono State constituency was invited for questioning following requests by some media practitioners.

``In reaction to several calls from media practitioners across the state on the above issue, I, hereby, confirm the invitation to the state CID homicide section of Victor Udofia,’’ he said.

He said that Udofia was allegedly involved in the murder of one Nsikak Edet Etefia, in Ibiaku Atta, on Aug. 15, 2012.

``Investigation since then has been on, many have been questioned. The honorable member was just invited like any other person for him to tell us his side of the story.

``I want to say here that the investigation is ongoing and the truth will be established and anyone found culpable will be made to face the wrath of the law,” he said.

Dickson said that the lawmaker was released after the interrogation.


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