Coxson Lerebori Lucky, alarmist and mastermind of the Uniport 4 murder has been arrested by the Police.
Coxton is the prime suspect in the ALUU lynching and eventual murder and setting on fire of four students of University of Port Harcourt, a wicked act that has shocked the entire world following the callous way they were killed and set on fire.
He was declared wanted by the Nigerian Police on Monday for his part as the initiator of the murder of the four students of the University of Port Harcourt after he was sighted in the incident recorded video.
Coxson allegedly had been indepted to some of the victims prior to the killing.
The students were Ugonna Obuzor, 18, 200 Level Geology; Lloyd Toku, 19, 200 Level Civil Engineering; Tekena Elkanah, 20, a Diploma Technical student and Chiadika Biringa, 20, 200 Level Theatre Arts.
Mr Coxson allegedly raised the alarm which got the students arrested, abused and then killed.
Police claimed 21 people have so far been arrested.
It was also alleged that men of the Nigerian Police were involved in the murder and the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has ordered an inquest into the alleged involvement. He promised that any police man found culpable would be punished according to the law.
However, an earlier claim that the victims of the murder were robbers was rubbished by the police who confirmed that the four University of Port Harcourt students killed by a mob at Aluu, Rivers State, were students.
The Police further confirmed that a colleague debtor set them up to masterminded their killings.
The Force also said it had arrested 21 other persons, among them Segun Lawal, Felemo Solomon; Cynthia Chinwo; Ozioma Abajuo and Chigozie Samuel Evans said to have played key roles in the killings. Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, who said Lucky raised the alarm that resulted in the lynching of the students, however, assured that all those found culpable in the killings would be prosecuted.
Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, said had gone to the community that morning to demand money allegedly owed them by Lucky, who raised the alarm
He said, “Normalcy has been restored, while the situation in the area, especially in the university and other tertiary institutions is being closely monitored with a view to forestalling any untoward reactions.”
Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Frank Mba, who disclosed this on Monday while briefing newsmen on the update of the investigation into the case, said that the suspects were identified through the video recording of the incident.
He gave their names as Alhaji Hassan Welewa, the traditional ruler of Omukiri community, Aluu, where the heinous incident took place and 18 others, some of who are members of the vigilance group of the community.
According to him, intelligence report implicated one Alhaji Hassan, the traditional ruler of Omukiri community, Aluu who has been arrested as the leader.
Welewa as being the person who incited the mob to unleash terror on the victims while further investigation conducted by the police indicated the other four suspects, namely Felemo Solomon, Cynthia Chinwo, Ozioma Abajuo and Chigozie Samuel Evans have been closely linked to this barbaric act.