SUPREME NEWS: Idumuje Prince, Chukwunonso in Police custody over alleged murder in Delta.
The Prince of Idumuje-Ugboko in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, Prince Chukwunonso Nwoko has been arrested over an alleged murder.
The Prince was arrested by the Police early morning of Saturday, July 18, DAILY POST reports.
The Prince who has been parading himself as the Obi (monarch) of the Kingdom is currently cooling off his heels at the Police cell where he is being interrogated and investigated.
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa confirmed the arrest of the Prince who is yet to be given “Staff of Office” by the State Government at about 8:30pm.
The State Police boss said, “We have arrested him for a case of suspected murder and in which all efforts were made for him to appear before the Police and he failed to.
“So, we arrested him early this morning. He is presently with us. He is undergoing investigation.”
Mean while, the peace in Idumuje-Ugboko community over the years has been marred by a string of human rights violations carried out by armed youths. The crisis is believed to have emanated from a land tussle between Prince Ned Nwoko and Prince Nonso Nwoko.