Police in Oyo State have arrested four people, suspected to be involved with the killing of a member of the state House of Assembly, Gideon Aremu, who was shot dead by three gunmen in his Alakia, Ibadan home on July 1 2016. The assailants were said to have trailed him to his house on a motorcycle.

The late Aremu represented Oorelope State Constituency on the platform of the Labour Party (LP) until his death. As a member of the House, he was the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Public Relations and Security.

Governor Abiola Ajimobi had offered a N5 million bounty to any member of the public who with  useful information  about Aremu’s killers that can help the police bring them to justice 

Police Commissioner Leye Oyebade, in a statement yesterday, said the arrest of the suspects was made possible by a combined team of Intelligence Response Team of the Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and detectives from the state police command.

The statement reads: “Refer to gruesome murder of Hon. Gideon Aremu on July 1, 2016 by some gunmen, who made away with his Samsung phones and some money, I wish to inform you that four suspects have been arrested in connection with the crime.

“The arrest was made possible by combined efforts of the Intelligence Response Team of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and detectives from the Oyo State Police Command.”

The four suspects would be paraded today at the police headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan.






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