On October 4, the Nigerian entertainment industry was thrown into darkness when an actor, Clem Onyeka, father of three boys, was brutally killed by stray bullets. Clem died from a gunshot fired when some alleged armed robbers engaged the police in a gun battle over an attempt by the alleged criminals to rob a bullion van in Asaba, Delta State.
The latest news coming from Delta State may sooth some people, who have urged the police to bring the culprits to book. Weeks after the unfortunate incident, the Delta State Police Command has paraded over 15 armed robbery and kidnap suspects.
Among those in custody of the police is the robbery gang that attacked the bullion van on DBS Road, Asaba, which allegedly caused the death of popular Nollywood actor.
At a month-end press conference at the Police Headquarters in Asaba, the new Commissioner of Police, Alkali Baba Usman, reflected on some of the successes recorded in the month under review.
The Dragon team, which made the arrests, recovered two AK 47 rifle magazines containing 56 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition from them.
Also arrested were alleged car snatchers, Okiemute and Onyemone Egiliga. They were reportedly car with the Toyota Hiace bus with registration number Delta KLK 16 XA they snatched at Bright Hope Street, Airport Road, Warri.