Bayelsa State Police have arrested one of the suspected killers of the slain Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ahoada Division, Rivers State, late Bako Angbashim, who was a Superintendent of Police.
This was contained in a signed statement issued on Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Asinim Butswat, a Chief Superintendent of Police.
It identified the suspect as Onyekachi Ikowa, who is the second in command to TuBaba of the Iceland cult group.
The command said Ikowa was arrested in a hideout in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, on Saturday based on credible intelligence.
It added that the suspect had been handed over to the Rivers State Police Command.
The statement said, “Police Operatives in Bayelsa State have nabbed one of the killers of Late SP Bako Angbashim, former Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada Division, Rivers State.
“The suspect one Onyekachi Ikowa ‘m’ 43 years, the second in command to TuBaba of the dreaded Icelander cult group,was arrested on 18 November, 2023 based on credible intelligence that he was hibernating in Yenagoa after participating in the callous murder of Late SP Bako Angbashim, in September 2023.
“The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command CP Francis Iduh, has charged police pperatives to fish out any of his cohorts who is hiding in Bayelsa State, he stressed that the Bayelsa Command under his watch would not be safe haven for criminals to hide.”
“The suspect has been handed over to the Rivers Police Command for further investigation.”
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