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Police Arrest Seven Kidnap Suspects In Edo

The police on Wednesday in Benin disclosed that its personnel had arrested seven members of a kidnap gang. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo, announced this at a news conference on the command’s achievements in the fight against crime. Kokumo, who said the suspects were arrested on April 27, added that they were responsible for the kidnapping and …

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Court Jails Man For Stealing Tomatoes

An Oreda Magistrate Court has sentenced a 32-year old man, Austine Ibe to two-year imprisonment for stealing 75 cartons of tin tomatoes. The tomatoes, valued at N315, 600, was said to be owned by one Paul Okafor. The convict reportedly burgled the warehouse, where the goods were stored at Butcher Street, off Forestry Road, Benin City, Edo State. Prosecuting counsel, …

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Sodomy: Man Caught While Trying To Sleep With A Young Boy In Benin

A suspected homosexual was nabbed red handed while trying to sleep with a young boy in Benin city, Edo state. The man who claimed that his name is Daniel and hails from Edo state – almost had his way in penetrating the boy from behind before he was caught by the boy’s elder sister. The sister raised an alarm as …

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3 Die In Ghastly Car Accident In Edo

Operatives from the Homicide Unit of the Edo State Police Command are trying hard to unravel how three boys who are first children of their respective parents died after attending a birthday party in Benin, Edo State. The names of the dead cousins have been given as Micheal Osula, Igie Edosomwan and Kelvin Idemudia. Already, there is confusion in the …

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Edo Election: Witnesses allege poll fraud

More witnesses on Tuesday testified before the Justice Ahmed Badamasi-led three-member election petition  tribunal, insisting that the Sept. 28 Edo governorship election  was fraught with fraud in some wards in Ovia North East Local Government Area.

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