Police arrest killer of Rivers DPO, Bako in Bayelsa
By Faith Awa Maji
Police in Bayelsa State have arrested one of the suspected killers of former Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada Division in Rivers State, SP Bako Angbashim.
The police spokesman in Bayelsa, CSP Asinim Butswat, stated on Saturday that the suspect, Onyekachi Ikowa (43), the second-in-command to TuBaba, leader of the dreaded “Icelander’’ cult group in Rivers, was arrested on November 18.
“Based on intelligence report that Ikowa was hibernating in Yenagoa after the callous murder of Late SP Angbashim in September, Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa State, Mr Francis Iduh, charged that he be fished out.
“The suspect has been handed over to the police in Rivers State for further investigation,’’ Butswat stated.