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Suspected killers of two Catholic priests have been paraded by the Enugu Police command alongside other criminal suspects arrested in the state.

The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sulaiman Balarabe disclosed that 15 assorted arms and ammunition, as well as other dangerous weapons, were recovered from the suspects paraded on Friday August 16.

Revealing that the four suspects believed to be involved in the murder of Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu on March 13 were nabbed in Benue and Abia states, the Police boss further told newsmen that a manhunt to arrest four other suspects linked to the criminal activities in Agwu has been launched.

He said: “They have made useful confessional statements about their involvement in the murder of the Catholic priest.

“Also, another four suspects involved in the recent murder of Rev. Fr. Paul Offu and the kidnap of a monarch and his wife in Agwu Local Government Area on August 1 and 2, respectively, are currently in police custody.

“The four suspects were arrested in Benue and Abia states and have also confessed to the crime.”