The deceased king along with his driver was abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Obior/ Igbodo Road, Delta State, on the 5th of January.
A source close to the palace said a young hausa man who was found with the king’s phone was arrested three days ago and is still being questioned by the police.
A source who pleaded anonymity, told Vanguard
“The kingdom had been thrown into mourning and confusion, adding, “The late monarch was so dear to us. His death has brought setback to the kingdom”
The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Celestina Kalu confirmed the incident, adding that the police is still in search of the killers. The monarch died at the age of 52.