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  • Updated: April 09, 2024

Police arrest suspected cultists, kidnappers in Rivers after crossfire

Police arrest suspected cultists, kidnappers in Rivers after

Two persons suspected of being involved in cultism and kidnapping activities in Ogbologbo community, located in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State, were arrested by the State police Command following a shootout with the perpetrators.

Grace Iringe-Koko, a Superintendent of Police and the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, stated in a release in Port Harcourt that one of the suspects, known as General 2man, is closely associated with the deceased 2Baba and General Odereke, who have been linked to criminal activities in Ahoada West LGA and neighboring areas.

Iringe-Koko noted that the wanted suspect has been implicated in numerous crimes within the area, expressing regret that he narrowly escaped arrest.

She said: “On March 5, 2024, he also murdered four persons, namely, Henry Kirirka, Patience Henry, Abigail Victor, and Chigozie Okpo. He also slaughtered one Samuel Philip without provocation. Last month, he buried several persons alive, including Christmas Ede and Agode Gamany.

“He has carried out a lot of kidnapping activities within and outside the Ahoada West Local Government Area. His catalogue of criminal activities also includes armed robbery and vandalisation of valuable properties.

“He has carried out a lot of kidnapping activities within and outside the Ahoada West Local Government Area. His catalogue of criminal activities also includes armed robbery and vandalisation of valuable properties.

“He coordinates the deroofing of public buildings and the selling of the roofing sheets. He also constituted himself as an authority that approves social events within the Local Government Area. This has made him attack and disrupt weddings, burials, etc., which he did not approve of.”

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