The Nigeria Police Force has announced the arrest of the alleged mastermind of the killing of the four UNIPORT students murdered in the Aluu community in Rivers State.
The suspect’s name was given as Coxson Lerebori Lucky, also known as, Bright.
Lucky was declared wanted immediately after the four students, Ugonna Obuzor, 18; Lloyd Toku, 19; Tekena Elkanah, 20, and Chiadika Biringa, 20, were killed.
The students were accused of stealing laptops and smartphones, an allegation which has been declared untrue by the police authorities.
According to reports, the arrested suspect allegedly raised the false alarm which led to the mob action and eventual murder of the students.
Twenty-one people have so far been arrested.