Suspects involved in the gruesome murder of four policemen at Afuze Police station in Owan local government area of Edo state, Wednesday gave account of their involvement and motives.
The 6 suspects who were among 4 other suspects paraded at the Edo state Police Command, Benin City, Edo State.
One of the suspects, Agunu Ernest, 24, confessed that he contacted his gang through a phone call to come and rescued them from Afuze police station where they had been detained.
He said they arrested at Ihevbe, a neighbouring community for theft of a motorcycle and detained at the Afuze Police station before his gang invaded the station leading to the killing of 4 Police men on duty.
Ernest alleged that the leader of the gang identified as Abaga who is still at large supplied all the ammunitions and explosives used in the attack of the police station.
Ernest Confessed: “I was in Benin when I was contacted to come to Afuze that our boys were arrested and detained at Afuze Police station. On arrival, I met Abaga who told to me to join in the operation to rescue some detainees. It was after we had some alcohol we moved to the station. He (Abaga) gave me a gun and on getting there he started shooting.
“He ordered the four policemen into one of the offices and asked them to pull their uniforms and shoot them before setting the detainees free.
He also confessed of shooting one of the female police personnel on duty.
Other suspects paraded includes suspected kidnappers, cultists and armed robbers.
Edo state Police Commissioner, Danmallam Mohammed who led newsmen on the parade appealed to members of public to always avail the command with useful information to rid the state of criminal elements.
He disclosed that collaborative effort with other sister agencies in the state have yielded positive results in the fight against crime and Sue for it sustenance.