Attack at Soludo’s country home: police arrest 1

 The police command in Anambra has confirmed the arrest one suspect in connection with the bloody attack by gunmen at the country a former the Central Bank Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo.

Soludo was attacked at a campaign rally at a civic centre in Isuofia community in the Aguata Local Government Area Anambra.

Three policemen reportedly lost their lives during the attack, which occurred at about 5.30 p.m. on March 31, according to media reports.

Soludo is a top contender the governorship race on the platform the All Progressives Grand Alliance. The election is slated Nov. 6.

A statement issued on Thursday in Awka  Spokesman the Anambra State Police Command, DSP. Tochukwu Ikenga, said that a police team had been commissioned to undertake discrete investigation into the attack.

Ikenga said that the Commissioner Police in the state, Mr Monday Kuryas had visited the attack scene

late on March, 31.

“The assailants were resisted by security operatives at the event and in the ensuing gun duel, three police operatives sustained severe gunshot injuries and were later confirmed dead in hospital.

Their corpses have been deposited in the mortuary.

“The abducted one Engr. Emeka Ezenwanne, the Anambra State Commissioner Public Utilities.”

Ikenga said the police commissioner later visited Soludo at his to commiserate with him on the incident. (NAN)