Five thugs arrested after attacking Edo deputy governors family house (Read Details)


It was reported that some notorious thugs attacked Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu’s family house yesterday, in Jattu-Uzairue, Etsako West Local Government of Edo State.

The report disclosed that a patrol team from Edo State Police Command responded to a distress call from members of the family and swung into action.

One of the eyes witness reveals that the thugs scaled the fence and was caught inside the family house of the Deputy Governor.

Before some Police team apprehended five of the thugs, who disclosed that other members of their gang had escaped and are on the run.

Some of the items retrieved from the attackers include locally-made guns, cutlasses, battle axe, and gunpowder, among others.

Edo police spokesperson has disclosed that the arrested thugs have been transferred to the Area Command for onward movement to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Benin, while efforts are being intensified to arrest does who escaped.

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