Warri Chief Arrested Over Alleged Kidnapping, Murder


The Edo State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of the Iyatsere of Warri Kingdom, Chief Johnson Atseleghe for alleged kidnapping and murder.

The command Public Relations Officer, DSP Nwabuzor Chidi confirmed the arrest of the Warri Chief in Warri.

He however did not mention the said kidnapped and murdered victim.

He said, “Yes. That’s confirmed. It’s under investigation. ”

Although the PPRO did not mention who the Iyatsere allegedly kidnapped and murdered,  it was gathered that the arrest is coming following the lingering land disputes between the Itsekiri and Bini people in Ologbo Community in Edo State wherein several persons have been allegedly killed from both sides.

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