Men of the Delta State Police Command have nabbed six persons suspected to be members of a dreaded cult group for allegedly shooting and killing one Aboyowa Osawe in Sapele.
Spokesman of the command, DSP Edafe Bright, who disclosed this in a statement, stated that on Tuesday, March 16, at about 8pm, information got to Sapele Division that Osawe was gunned down at a beer parlour at Shell road Sapele.
The Divisional Police officer CSP Harrison Nwabuisi quickly mobilized his men to the scene, and commenced investigation immediately. With the combined effort of the police and local vigilante, five suspects (1)Timothy Clark ‘m’ age 27yrs (2) Patrick Mbuk ‘m’ age 29yrs (3) Gift Omofeye ‘m’ age 26yrs (4) Ogburang Samuel Ibe ‘m’ age 31yrs and (5) Onyekachi Amadike ‘m’ age 24yrs were arrested in connection to the murder.” he stated.
During interrogation, confessional statement of the suspects led to the arrest of one Andrew AKA Pounds, a notorious cultist who has been terrorizing Sapele. A yellow cult regalia, one locally made pistol and two cartridges was recovered from him.
The vehicle used to perpetrate the dastard act, one Toyota Camry Red in color with reg no AAA409 GL was also recovered from him. The suspect confessed to be a member of Aiye cult group.
The PPRO added that investigation is in progress.