Anambra police arrest suspected killer of Super Eagles player


The Anambra State police command has recorded another big success less than one week after they cracked a case of the killing of a top leader in the state. This time, they have arrested the suspected killer of the father a sportsman.


Anambra state police command has announced the arrest of the suspected kidnapper and murderer of an 85-year-old man, Pa Iloanyusi identified as father of ex-Super Eagles player, Chikelu Iloanyusi.

Pa Iloanyusi was kidnapped and murdered by one suspect, Ikechukwu Emilie, a notorious kidnapper terrorizing Anaku and Otoucha axis in Anambra State in 2014, five years ago.

The State Police Command spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, in a statement in Awka on Saturday said the suspect was rounded up at Phix Motel Abagana where he jumped down from a three storey building with handcuff and escaped in 2014.

“Since then he became elusive and all efforts to get him re-arrested were futile. However, on the 27/4/2019 (today) at about 1:30pm, following credible intelligence, Police detectives attached to the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested the suspect aged 30 years in his hideout at Anaku in Anyamelum LGA of Anambra State.”

Haruna said investigation into the matter has commenced, after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.