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Gideon Aremu Police apprehend 4 suspects in murder of Oyo lawmaker

Officers of the Oyo State police command have successfully apprehended four suspects in the gruesome murder of lawmaker, Gideon Aremu.

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The late Gideon Aremu


The Oyo State Police Command has made good on their promise to bring the men behind the murder of Oyo State lawmaker, Gideon Aremu, to book.

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The command has revealed the arrest of four suspects in the gruesome murder of the member of the State House of Assembly on July 1, 2016.

Mr Aremu was killed in front of his home in Alakia area of the State as he disembarked from his vehicle to open his gate.

The command made the revelation via a statement released today, August 7, 2016, with the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, Leye Oyebade, disclosing that the arrest was made with the help of an Intelligence Response Team set up by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and detectives from the state command.

He said, “I wish to inform you that four suspects have been arrested in connection with the crime."

Earlier reports revealed that three gunmen had reportedly trailed Mr Aremu to his home, shooting him several times after a brief argument.

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The governor of the state, Governor Abiola Ajimobi, is reported to have placed a N5m bounty on the killers.

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