The Nigerian police command in Nasarawa State have arrested three suspects for alleged murder of a National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.
Samaila Usman, the police public relations officer, PPRO, in the state, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, in Lafia.
Samuel Makene, the corps member, was allegedly murdered at the residence of Emmanuel Ombugadu, Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during a political gathering.
According to him, the police have arrested three suspects from Angwan Baba Arago of Akwanga Local Government Area for the murder of Samuel Makene.
“The suspects were already apprehended and transferred to the police Criminal Investigation Department, CID, for further investigation” the police spokesperson said.
He added that the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution as soon as investigation was concluded.
The PPRO assured families of the deceased that the police would ensure that the suspects and other criminals in the state were made to face the law.
The deceased who was murdered on December 20, 2018, was buried on December 23, 2018.