BAYELSA POLICE NABS SUSPECTED KILLER OF DPO
Written by Tunde Adeyemi on November 19, 2023
The Bayelsa state police command has arrested a suspect in connection with the killing of its divisional police officer, Bako Angbashim of Ahoada.
Police spokesman in Bayelsa State, Butswat Asinim, said the suspect, 43-year-old Onyekachi Ikowa, believed to be 2nd in command to the dreaded Icelanders cult leader, 2Baba, was arrested on Saturday, 18th November 2023 at his hideout in Yenagoa.
It was gathered that Onyekachi had initially fled to Sagamu in Ogun state but returned to Yenagoa where he was laying low.
The Commissioner of Police, Francis Iduh, ordered his men to thoroughly comb the state and fish out other gang members who may be hiding.
Iduh stressed that Bayelsa state command under his watch would not be a haven for criminals to hide.
Meanwhile, the suspect has been handed over to the Rivers state police command for further investigation.