The Police Command in Ekiti State said on Tuesday that it had arrested a six-man robbery gang that allegedly killed Michael Adedeji, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state House of Assembly.
The unit comprises Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorist Unit and the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
Dozens of protesters, some wearing high-visibility vests, sat on the AP 7 highway, which runs down the Mediterranean coast, hands held in the air as police, in riot gear, pulled them from the road.
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Police have taken over the jobs of National Assembly staff.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Awka.
The information was contained in a statement by the Force Spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, on Sunday in Abuja.
In a condolence message to the command, NANS demanded that the culprit must be made to face the consequences of his action to serve as deterrent to others.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood, told newsmen on Friday in Lagos that the suspects operated the factory from a four-bedroom building located at No. 2 Okunnenye Street, Ikotun Egbe area of the state.
The suspects are : Emeka Madu, 47, aka Cabara, owner of the factory; Eze Young, 26, staff of the factory; Chijioke Umunna, 19, staff of the factory and Kingsley Obilo, 22 , also staff of the factory.
Mohammed, who made the assertion at a workshop on Human Rights organized for police officers in Port Harcourt on Monday, cautioned against the use of such tactics on suspects.
Teams of police and state security officials in the southwestern city of Chengdu came to the homes of leaders and members of the Early Rain Covenant Church, late on Sunday and detained them, according to church announcements.
The command’s Spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, told News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Port Harcourt that the suspect allegedly killed Miss Better Wovez, 32, and buried her in his sitting room.