Police Give Update On Arrest Of Gunmen

Police Give Update On Arrest Of Gunmen

The Nigerian Police Force on Tuesday said that none of the perpetrators of the Owo catholic church attack had been arrested.

The police stated that news of the arrest of some gunmen by the Amotekun was also news to them as no one was in their custody.

Police public relations officer CSP Muyiwa Adejobi stated this during a media briefing.

He noted that the Special Squad dispatched to Owo to investigate the attack were yet to make any arrest other than the expended AK 47 pellets and recoveries of unexploded IEDs.

When the Nigerian Police Force arrests any suspect, we will let you (the public) know. For now, we have not done anything like that (arrested anybody)”, he said.

Recall that the Police had earlier recovered pellets of expended AK-47 ammunition at the site of the shooting. At the same time, the Explosive Ordnance Devices – Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Explosives (EOD-CBRNE) unit confirmed the use of Explosives as fragments of the IEDs used were found.

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