The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar says four key suspects have been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of four students of the University of Port Harcourtat Aluu Community in Rivers State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Frank Mba disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja.
He said the suspects were caught after they were clearly identified in one of the video clips of the incident posted on the internet
Mr. Mba identified Felomo Solomon, Cynthia Chinwo, Oziomo Abajuo and Chigozie Evans as the four key suspects.
The police image maker said the Traditional Ruler of Aluu Community, Alhaji Hassan Welewa has been indicted by intelligent information as one of the chief instigator, who encouraged the mob to kill and burn those four innocent young men.
He quoted the Inspector General as saying that the police are also looking for the whereabouts of one Coxson Lucky, also known as Bright, who was alleged to be the one the victims went to see with regard to money owed them, who also raised the alarm that the young men were thieves.
The inspector General of Police warned against anyone taking the law into their hands, as Nigeria is not a lawless country and jungle justice is not the way.
Mr. Abubakar assured Nigerians that a massive deployment of policemen have been made to the area, including detectives to assist the Rivers State Police Command.
The slain four