EXCLUSIVE: 8 Igueben practice assault suspects charged to court docket in Edo

Eight Igueben practice assault suspects have been charged to court docket in Edo state to provide account of their roles within the kidnap of 20 passengers on the Tom Ikimi station.

TheNewsGuru.com, (TNG) completely studies the eight suspects as clearly said within the cost sheet sighted by TNG are being charged beneath Part 2 (1) (2) of the Kidnapping Prohibition Regulation (Modification) Regulation of Edo State, 2013.

The suspects listed within the cost sheet are Ighoko Mustapher Odion, 64, Okojie Dominic Ewa, 58, Ojie Patrick, 42, Friday Ighedejiemu, 51, Ibadin Hamilton, 59, Halilu Umaru, 28, Aminu Ibrahim, 25, Isa Aliyu, 25.


TNG recollects the suspects together with two chiefs have been arrested days after the assault and rescue operations carried which led to the liberty of the victims.

The abductors had demanded for a ransom of N20m for every of the abductees earlier than they may regain their freedom however the Edo Police Command and different safety operatives swooped on them and rescued the passengers.

Additionally recall the Edo Authorities had confirmed the arrest of two village chiefs in reference to the January 7 practice assault which resulted within the kidnap of 20 passengers on the Igueben practice station.

The state Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare, disclosed that seven different suspects had additionally been arrested in reference to the incident, including that two remaining passengers in captivity had additionally been rescued by safety brokers.

He revealed shortly after the state government council assembly in Benin final Wednesday.

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