Police Nab Four Suspects In Connection To Attack On Compass Newspaper Editor

Osun State Police Command yesterday claimed that it has arrested four suspects in connection with an armed robbery gang attack on the convoy of former Commissioner for Information in the Otunba Gbenga Daniel administration in Ogun State and the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of Nigerian Compass Newspaper and Westerner Magazine, Mr Sina Kawonise.

Kawonise who was returning from Awka, Anambra State in a convoy of two vehicles was reportedly ambushed at the Ikeji-Arakeji junction in Osun State at about 8.30p.m and was shot severally together with his aide sitting in front of the vehicle as at the time of the incident by the unknown gunmen.

The victim sources say were immediately rushed to a private hospital in Ilesa from where they were transferred to University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan.

Osun State Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs. Folashade Odoro in Osogbo yesterday said police patrol teams with joint effort of military personnel combed the bushes around the scene of the attack and arrested four hoodlums suspected to be behind the attack.



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