Deeper life killings: Key suspect arrested in Ondo

The principal suspect in the killing of worshipers at the Deeper Life Bible Church in Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State, Abdulmannan Obadeki, has been arrested by the Kogi State Police Command.

Thirty-two-year-old Obadeki of 8, Lafia Street, Okene was nabbed at a farm settlement in Ulowo, Owo, Ondo State after the exchange of gunshots with the police during which he was injured.

Police Commissioner Mohammed Musa Katsina, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect was found hiding behind a banana leaf when his men led by Deputy Commissioner of Police Zanna Mohammed combed the bush.

Two suicide bombers were also arrested by the police on Monday on the Jamata Bridge on Lokoja/Okene/Abuja Road.

The police commissioner said following intelligence reports, the bombers were arrested with explosive devices in a luxury bus.

Meanwhile, two bomb factories have been discovered at Okene and Okehi local government areas in Kogi Central.

The first was in a factory located in an estate in Okene, while another was discovered at Eyika-Adagu in Okehi Local Government.

Items recovered included three rocket launchers, police bullet proof jackets, AK 47 rifles and others.

The Kogi State Police Command has recovered two military type AK 47 rifles with serial number BH 574 and KJ 19100.

Katsina said the guns belonged to the two soldiers that were attacked at the Okene Central Mosque.

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