- Two suspects confessed to being members of the Karowei militant group
Operatives of the inspector general of police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested two militants suspected to be involved in the kidnap and killing of British hostages.
The news was had reported that Ian Squire and other British missionaries providing free healthcare to Niger Delta people were kidnapped.

While Squire was killed, David Donovan, his wife, Shirley and Alanna Carson, were freed on November 6, after an undisclosed amount was paid to the militant as ransom, having spent 24 days in captivity.
Police arrest suspects in British hostage killing
Ian squire with Niger Deltans before his kidnap and demise
Vanguard reports that Sergent Sanusi Lanre and Sergent Agunbiade Adebayo, two IRT members, sustained bullet wounds during the exchange of gunfire that took place in an apartment at Sapele area of Delta state.
It was reported that two members of the group were trailed by the IRT operatives to Warri area of Delta state, where they were eventually arrested.
The two suspects confessed to being members of the Karowei militant group and volunteered to take police officer to their hideouts.

However, the militants sighted the IRT operatives first and one of them opened fire.
He was however killed and his weapon recovered.
The operatives who sustained injures were rushed to Delta State University Teaching Hospital, (DESUTH) Oghara, Delta state, where Sgt Sanusi Lanre underwent surgery.
The news was had earlier reported that the identity of a British citizen killed while being held by his captors in the Niger Delta region has been revealed as Ian Squire.
He was one of four Britons reportedly kidnapped on October 13. The BBC reported that British High Commission and Nigerian authorities negotiated the release of Alanna Carson, David Donovan and Shirley Donovan.
Squire was an optician who was providing free medical aid to people in the Niger Delta region before he was kidnapped.
Source: NAN.