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Rivers Police kill four suspected criminals linked to DPO death

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The Rivers State Police Command has killed four suspected gangsters involved in the death of the Ahoada Divisional Police Officer, SP Bako Angbashim.

According to the state Commissioner of Police, Nwonyi Emeka, operatives of the force, on the 10th of September stormed the hideout of David Okpara, popularly called 2Baba and his gang in Odeimude, community Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State.

The police boss said the Ahoada Area Command alongside some tactical units invaded the criminals settlement in a forest.

He continued that, the hoodlum upon learning about police presence, engaged the police operatives in gun duel, causing the killingof four of the cultists while some sustained bullet injuries and the arrest of three.

CP Emeka also claimed that the CP strike force apprehended two male suspects, Chibuike Iroaha and Michael Ibe in a black Toyota Camry at Igwurita community in Ikwerre Local Government Area and recovered three locally made pistols.

He furthered that one Thankgod Barine, was also arrested following alleged attempt to rob one Sam Saturday at Deyoor Kira in Tai Local Government Area. One locally made gun was recovered from the suspect.

The CP said, “We might have had some setbacks by the killing of one of my Divisional Police Officers, the DPO of Ahoada, but will not be deterred in the fight against crime and criminality.

“And that is why I’m calling and telling you today that while we were on a look out for those who gruesomely murdered the Superintendent of Police, SP Bako, we are also doing a lot in trying to make sure we give our best in making Rivers State a more veritable environment, for protection of life and properties.

“The Command has achieved yet another victory in the struggle against crime and criminality, which are outlined as follows.

“Arrest of suspects and recovery of suspected stolen vehicles and firearms.

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