Police nab killer of popular lawyer, Ken Atsuwete in Rivers-Flatimes

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Police nab killer of popular lawyer, Ken Atsuwete in Rivers

A suspected culprit involved in the assassination of the Rights Lawyer, Ken Atsuwete who was murdered in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital has been apprehended.

‎The suspect was arrested as the Police in Rivers state launched a swift investigation into the killing of the Lawyer.

A senior operative of the state Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS who does not want his name mentioned told newsmen that the suspect is already disclosing information on how the lawyer was killed.

The SARS officer who refused to disclose the name of the suspect said the suspect is currently in detention.

He said, “we are under pressure from some Political leaders in this state to release him. But we won’t. He is already helping us with information.”

Barr. Ken Atsuwete was murdered at his residence at Omorchiorlu community in Ikwerre Local Government area of Rivers state.

His death has sparked a lot of reactions from the two leading political parties in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC as well as individuals and Civil Society organizations.