Three Suspect Were Arrested Over Murder Of UNIBEN Lecturer

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The Edo state police command have arrested three suspects on the alleged murder of Uniben lecturer Prof Paul Otasowie, an Engineering lecturer in the University of Benin(UNIBEN).

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Moses Nkombe, confirmed the arrest adding that the arrested suspects will assist the police in their investigation.

He added that the Nissan Premiere used to track the victim to his house have also been recovered by the Edo state police command.

He said:

“In the course of trying to unravel the cause of the incident, three suspects were arrested and the Nissan Primera that was used in tracing the victim to his house was recovered by the police.

“The suspects are helping the police currently to unravel the cause of that incident.”


Recall that Prof Otasowie was shot dead by the armed men in front of his residence on Ekehuan Road in Oredo Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday evening.

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