Six people have been arrested in connection with the three-million-euro burglary at the house belonging to former Brazil forward Ronaldo, AFP learned on Thursday from sources close to the investigation.
Paris Saint-Germain player Marco Verratti was staying at Ronaldo’s house in Ibiza but was not home when the burglars struck on Monday, making off with jewellery and money.
Two people were arrested in the port of Denia in eastern Spain and four others were held in the southern city of Malaga, these sources told AFP without further details.
According to the Spanish press, four of the six arrested are Albanian, the other two being a Spaniard and a Romanian, making up an organised gang specialising in burglary.
Press reports also claim that the Spanish police recovered a large part of the loot, estimated at around three million euros.
Responding to the question on if she suspects anyone, says she has no ready suspect in mind, as it could be anyone and she waits the outcome of the Police investigation.
Ndiomu-Brown is currently on an official assignment outside Bayelsa State.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Asinim Butswat, said the office was indeed burgled and the sum of N3.5million stolen.
He said the main entrance door to her office was broken and the safe inside the office, destroyed.
The police spokesman said three policemen and four personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and one maintenance staff on duty at the Governor’s Office, were initially arrested and interrogated at the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation department in connection to the attack.
He added that they have all been released based on their statements and the four NSCDC officials have resumed duty at the Government House.
He said investigation is still ongoing.
The State Commandant of the NSCDC, Christiana Abiakama-Omanu said the officers were only questioned and released.