Police arrest one suspect over murder of Enugu lawmaker

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested one suspect, Duhu Nelson Sylvester in connection with the murder of a serving Councilor in the State.

It was reported that the lawmaker, who represented Eha-Ulo ward in Nsukka Local Government Legislative Council was murdered in his community on Sunday night.

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Enugu State Command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe confirmed that a suspect has been arrested regarding the incident.

In statement made available to Journalists, Ndukwe said, “operatives of the Command have arrested one (1) male suspect and a member of the criminal gang, alleged to have attacked and murdered one Duhu Nelson Sylvester Nnacheta (a.k.a “Ofunwa”) “m”, identified as the Councilor representing Eha-Ulo Ehalumona Council Ward, on 16/07/2023 at about 11.30pm, at Umualoji Village in Ehalumona community of Nsukka LGA.

“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police has ordered an intense discreet investigation and manhunt of the assailants.

“Further development shall be communicated in due course.”

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