The Kwara State Police Command has arrested six suspected killers of a female rice farmer, Mrs Florence Ede. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Olusola Amore, announced this while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Ilorin.
Amore said the suspects are: Kofi Kawku, Ali Dauda, Gomina Umaru, Ali Sabi, Abubarka Basira and Ayuba Adamu. He said they were arrested on November 23 for allegedly matcheting the victim to death inside her farm at Yashikira in Baruten Local Government Area of the state.
He said that the suspects being labourers employed by the deceased, conspired and killed her and carted away 11 bags of rice. The commissioner said the suspects were later arrested by the police, while the stolen rice belonging to the victim and the Golf car used in carrying the commodity were recovered.
The commissioner said all the suspects would be charged to court on completion of investigation.