Delta State News: Suspected assassin arrested in Sapele

The would-be killer was apprehended after a failed attempt to kill a youth leader

Oct 12, 2011 – One suspected assassin has been arrested by youths in Okirigwre, Delta State, and handed over to the police at the Sapele Divisional Police Station.

The suspect was arrested after a failed attempt to assassinate a youth leader, Mr. Sunday Ogban, in the Sapele Local Government Area.

According to a report, Ogban, was driving in the company of his friends when the driver of a sports utility vehicle blocked his way.

One of the occupants of the vehicle came out of the car. He pointed a gun at Ogban and pulled the trigger, but no bullet was released. Realising his luck, Ogban came down from his vehicle and engaged him in physical combat. It was learnt that one of the occupants of the jeep was apprehended, but the others escaped.

Sapele Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Emmanuel lguodala confirmed the arrest.