The Divisional Police Officer, DPO accountable for the ‘C’ Division, Asaba, SP Valentine Mbalu has been murdered by his kidnappers.
Mbalu was taken hostage for 12 days by suspected Fulani herdsmen between Ekwoma and Umunede alongside the Benin/Asaba/Onitsha expressway on March 6.
It was gathered that the decaying corpse of the DPO was present in Umunede bush on Friday.
A Fulani who sells water Mellon at Abraka has since been arrested in reference to crime.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Andrew Aniamaka, who confirmed the event, stated the police within the state have been nonetheless looking for different suspects concerned within the crime.
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