Two suspects have been arrested in connection with Nollywood actress Mary Ngozi.
Ngozi was killed at Boji-Boji Owa in Ika North-East Local Government Area of the state last year by members of a syndicate that specializes in robbing POS operators.
In a statement released by DSP Edafe Bright, spokesperson of the state police command, says on February 14, a distress call was received by the DPO Owa-Oyibu that some suspects who robbed and shot some POS operators at Efeizomor Street, near Pekky Hotel in Owa-Oyibo have been arrested and that they are being lynched by an angry mob.
Edafe said a police patrol team was quickly mobilized to the scene where the two suspects namely, Onyeka Ifeanyi ‘m’ aged 19 yrs of No.10 Ije Street Agbor and Bright Micheal Kester ‘m’ age 20yrs of No.5 Imudia Street Agbor were rescued from the mob and taken to the Station.
Edafe said Upon interrogation they confessed to have robbed several POS operators and also confessed that their gang members were responsible for the robbery and murder of one Mary Ngozi, a POS operator and Nollywood actress at deeper life road on December 7, 2021.”
The police spokesperson added that one of the Suspects Bright Michael Kester was taken to General Hospital for treatment due to injuries sustained from the Mob attack but gave up the ghost while receiving treatment.