Detectives in Enugu State Police Command have arrested three suspects in connection with the alleged killing of a 105-year-old man, Chief Eze Nwah-Onuh, in Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state.
The command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in Enugu on Friday.
Amarizu gave the names of the suspects as Onyeka Abugu, 22; Ogbonna Eze, 22 and Nnamdi Eze, 19 and said they were already helping the command in its investigation.
Nwa-Onu of Ekposhi Umuidoko village in Ogurute community was allegedly strangled on August 9.
The spokesman said the body of the deceased had been deposited in a hospital mortuary.
“The command through its operatives of the state’s Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (CIID) has commenced investigations into the alleged killing of Chief Eze Nwah-Onuh of Ekposhi Umuidoko village of Ogurute community.
“It was gathered that on that fateful day, the alleged suspects conspired and strangled the deceased over a yet-to-be established issue or issues and escaped.
“But through intelligence information, the suspects were promptly nabbed,’’ he said.