The Nigeria Police, Bayelsa State Command has arrested Mr. Oguanisi Akpusu, nephew of Jonathan for shooting two people during a masquerade festival in Otuoke.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mr. Asuquo Amba, said the incident happened in Emeyal 1 community in Ogbia Local Government Area.
He made this disclosure while parading suspects before journalists in Yenagoa but added that the incident was “accidental”.
He said the case had been moved to the Serious Crimes Unit of the state police command in Yenagoa.
“Preliminary investigations showed that it was a case of accidental discharge at a masquerade in Otuoke and Emeyal area of Ogbia LGA. The victims are being taken care of by the suspect and the Ogbia people. It may have been a mistake,” Asuquo said.