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Rivers PDP Chief Killed Over Land, Not Politics, Say Police

Rivers PDP Chief Killed Over Land, Not Politics, Say Police

The police in Rivers State have said that those behind the death of the ward 16 chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogbogoro Community, Obio-Akpor Local government area took the politician's life over land.

Killers of the PDP ward chairman, Heaven Ihuigwe were apprehended and paraded by the State Police Command a few days ago.

The state deputy commissioner, Cyril Okoro who spoke with journalists on the matter identified the suspected killers of Heaven as Ifeanyi Okoro, Ajade Niyi, Austin Isotec and Chief Joseph Iwuoko, while Clement Yusuf was at large.

Commander of the IGP Monitoring Squad, ACP Bennett Igwe said investigation showed that the circumstance around the killing of Heaven is not political, but was killed by a group of young men who were contracted to steal documents of land properties in his possession.

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