Invaders of Justice Odili residence arrested: Police IG

Usman Baba, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has confirmed the arrest of those who invaded the Abuja residence of Supreme Court Justice Mary Odili.

Mrs Odili, wife of former Rivers governor, Peter Odili, had a siege laid at her place of abode by state actors who have all denied involvement.

In a statement on Monday, Mr Baba ordered investigation into the matter but a day after he said the perpetrators have been picked up and are being investigated.

He confirmed this on Tuesday during the 2021 Capacity Building Workshop with the Theme: Internal security operations in a democratic dispensation, organized by Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos.

“I had taken my time not to speak quickly, because I want to appreciate the situation so if I speak, I should be able to give Nigerians the the real thing that happened,” the police chief said. “For now, and to the best of my knowledge, we have been able to arrest the perpetrators and we are investigating the circumstances surrounding the invasion or siege on the judge’s residence.”