The Delta State Police have arrested two suspects over the death of fast-rising actress Ngozi Mary.
Ngozi, a POS operator, was killed at Boji-Boji Owa in Ika North-East Local Government Area of the state last year by members of a syndicate that specialises in robbing POS operators.
A statement released by police spokesperson, Edafe Bright, stated that a distress call received by the DPO Owa-Oyibut on February 14, revealed that some suspects who allegedly robbed and shot some POS operators at Efeizomor Street, near Pekky Hotel in Owa-Oyibo have been arrested and that they are being lynched by an angry mob.
Edafe said a police patrol team was quickly mobilised to the scene where the two suspects namely, Onyeka Ifeanyi, 19 and Bright Micheal Kester, aged 20, were rescued from the mob and taken to the station.
”Upon interrogation they confessed to have robbed several POS operators and also confessed that their gang members were responsible for the robbery and murder of one Mary Ngozi, a POS operator and Nollywood actress at deeper life road on December 7, 2021.” Edafe said.
Edafe added that one of the suspects, Bright, was taken to a general hospital for treatment due to injuries sustained from the mob attack, he, however, died while receiving treatment.