Kogi: Suspected killers of Mrs. Salome Abu, the woman leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State have been paraded by the state’s police command.
The suspects arrested after an outcry were identified as Ocholi Edicha, Adamu Haruna, Onu Egbunu, Musa Alidu, Attai Haruna and Attah Ejeh. .
However while the state’s police commissioner Hakeem Busari told newsmen that 30-year-old Edicha confessed to leading the gang that burnt the house of Elder Simon Abuh which led to the death of his wife Mrs. Salome Abuh, the prime murder suspect denied having a hand in the attack.
Busari said; “The suspects further confessed that they were responsible for the series of armed robbery incidents in Ochadamu and its environs.” Upon being interrogated by newsmen, Edicha denied burning the house and knowing those he was arrested with. .
Edicha said; ” I don’t know these people they are parading”. The other suspects who admitted being petty thieves known for robbing residents of the community of their belongings, also denied participating in the attack.