Ibadan - The Oyo State Commissioner of
Police, Mohammed Katsina, on Wednesday vowed to track down everyone involved in
last month’s killing of a Divisional Police Officer(DPO) at Adekile area of
It is recalled that Chief
Superintendent of Police, Ikeokwu Nworgu, was attacked by some hoodlums while
on official duty at Adekile area of Ibadan.
The hoodlums had inflicted fatal machete cuts on him and
also shot him.
Katsina, said the command had
arrested another suspect who was close to the principal suspect said to be at
"We are getting close to arresting the second in
command of those that killed the DPO, and until I nab the last man involved in
killing him, I will not rest," he said.
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He said the arrested suspect, who had fled the area with
others, was nabbed last week when information filtered in that he had returned
to the area.
" The suspect was arrested around 2 a.m. in his house
at Adekile," he said.
Katsina, who urged residents of the area to cooperate with
the police by reporting the other suspects when sighted, added that the late
officer’s service pistol was still in the possession of two of them.
The commissioner also disclosed that the late officer was
buried in his village in Abia State on Friday.
" That marked the eclipse of a very promising,
hardworking and courageous officer who died gallantly in the line of duty.
"He died leaving behind two kids; the eldest is nine
years old, a wife, aged mother and siblings.
" His brother, who visited me, said the slain officer
was the breadwinner of their family," he said.