Junior Pope, Others’ deaths: Police announce arrest of two suspects


The Anambra Police Command have announced the arrest of two operators aboard the ill-fated boat that killed actor, Junior Pope and four others.

The deceased died last week in the line of duty.

They were crew members on the set of a movie titled, The Other Side of Life, produced by actress and producer, Adanma Luke.

In the course of returning from a location on River Niger their speed boat capsized, resulting in the death of five of members from drowning abaord the boat.

The police has cast their investigative net in the matter.

This is per the state police spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga in an interview with Punchng.

“Yes, the boat operators have been arrested. Even the producer of the movie, Adanma Luke’s statement was taken and interrogation is ongoing.

“Other members of the cast and crew of the movie would be invited for questioning,” Ikenga told the publication.

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