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Three suspects arrested for the murder of corps member in Nigeria

The Nasarawa State Police Command have arrested three suspects for alleged murder of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.

The deceased, Samuel Makene, was stabbed to death by some youths on December 20, at the residence of Emmanuel Ombugadu, Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during a political gathering.

Spokesperson for the command, ASP Samaila Usman, who disclosed this in an interview on Wednesday in Lafia, said the police arrested the suspects from Angwan Baba Arago of Akwanga Local Government Area for the murder of Samuel Makene.

“The suspects were already apprehended and transferred to the police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for further investigation” the police spokesperson said.

He added that the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution as soon as investigation was concluded.

The PPRO assured families of the deceased that the police would ensure that the suspects and other criminals in the state were made to face the law.

Meanwhile, late Makene was laid to rest on December 23, in his hometown.

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