BY MIKE OSAROGIAGBON
BENIN CITY—The Edo State Police Command has commenced fullscale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the cruesome killing of the nephew and police orderly of Edo South PDP Senatoria aspirant, Hon. West Idahosa in Benin City, last Wednesday afternoon.
The Command’s acting spokeman DSP Noble Uwoh stated this yesterday while given update on the mid-day twin murder.
He said though no arrest has been made so far, he however vowed that the command would leave no stone unturned to unravel the dastardly act.
Though the bullect-ridden car marked BF 866 JJJ has been removed from the scene of attack relics of windsheild and fence littered the spot when our reporter visited yesterday.
It will be recalled that that a Policeman identified as Sgt. David Usifo of the Special Protection Unit (SPU) and one Pere Ogai, 31Personal Assistant to Hon. West Idahosa were murdered by gunmen who opened fired on their car around Aikhionbare axis of GRA while returning home from a bank in the state capital.
The attack took place a stone throw to the private residence of Hon. West Idahosa.
The gunmen were said to have wore unmarked bullect proof vext, armed with AK 47 and laid ambush for their unsuspecting victims.
According to the Director General, Hon. West Idahosa Campaign Organization Comrade Osasu Usebor no sooner had they arrived home than they heard gun shots as on inquring they discovered that the PA and Orderly had been killed and robbed of the money withdrew from a bank.
He disclosed that the PA is a lone child of his mother and he recently returned from the United Kingdom where he bagged master Degree in Public Analysis.
He stated that the PA was a reliable nephew who has been with Hon. West Idahosa for years.
Inside source however hinted our reporter that the victims went to cash N10million Naira meant to be shared to delegates in the forthcoming primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which their boss Hon. West Idahosa is a senatorial aspirant in Edo South.
It was further gathered that the snashing of the cash has compounded the senatorial aspirant condition who fate is now hanging in the balance.
Contacted in his GRA residence where sympathisers thrugged, Hon. Idahosa stated that ” i can’t speak on that now, i’ve not spoken to any pressman since the incidence”.