Murder of Enugu lawmaker: Police arrest one suspect

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

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

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Enugu State Command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe confirmed that one of the gunmen has been arrested.

In statement made available to DAILY POST, 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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