Police have arrested three persons in connection with the assassination attempt on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.

This was disclosed by Ortom’s Security Adviser, Col. Paul Hemba (rtd), who explained that the three persons arrested were Jukun fishermen.

Hemba disclosed this while conducting journalists round the scene of the attack.

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Ortom was attacked in the farm in Tyo Mu, along Makurdi- Gboko road on Saturday.

Hemba said a team of policemen found the fishermen close to the scene of the attack and are being investigated.

Details later…