Edo State Commissioner of Police, Philip Ogbadu on Thursday the 4th of February 2021 disclosed that the police had arrested three suspected herdsmen who killed three vigilante group in Ugo Orhionmwon local government area.
CP Ogbadu disclosed this when Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly Mr Marcus Onobun led members to pay him a courtesy visit to explore sustainable partnership areas in crime prevention.
Sequel to a matter of urgent public importance on insecurity in parts of the state raised during the House of Assembly’s plenary session moved to the state police command to interface with the leadership of the force on ways to ensure adequate protection of lives and property of citizens.
Speaker Marcus Onobun commended the state police command over the arrest of herdsmen who killed vigilante officers in Ugo, Orhionmwon and urged citizens to partner with police by giving out useful information.
The Speaker lauded the Police Commissioner for his track record of proactiveness which he said the state is beginning to enjoy.
Appreciating the visit Edo State Police Commissioner CP Philip Ogbadu assured the House’s leadership that the police have not relented in its mandate of ensuring zero tolerance to crime.
He said any suspect who opens fire on any policeman would not be spared while appealing to the House to use its powers to ensure that bushes on the Benin Lagos highway are cleared to create a buffer for visibility in anti-kidnapping operations.
The visit climaxed with the signing of the visitor’s register by the Speaker, Marcus Onobun.