The persons suspected of murdering Mrs. Salome Abu, kogi PDP woman leader, was arrested by the State Police Command.
The suspects after the arrest were identified as Ocholi Edicha, Adamu Haruna, Onu Egbunu, Musa Alidu, Attai Haruna and Attah Ejeh.
However while the state’s police commissioner Hakeem Busari told newsmen that 30-year-old Edicha confessed to leading the gang that burnt the house of Elder Simon Abuh which led to the death of his wife Mrs. Salome Abuh, the prime murder suspect denied having a hand in the attack.
“The suspects further confessed that they were responsible for the series of armed robbery incidents in Ochadamu and its environs.”
Upon being interrogated by newsmen, Edicha denied burning the house and knowing those he was arrested with.
” I don’t know these people they are parading”.
The other suspects, who claimed to be petty thieves, were known to have taken possession of residents of their property, also denied involvement in the attack.