The Bayelsa State Police Command says it has arrested one of the killers of Bako Angbashim – late Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada East in Rivers State.
Police Public Relations Officer of the command, CSP Asinim Butswat in a statement said the suspect Onyekachi Okowa was arrested in a hideout in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, on Saturday following credible intelligence.
He also said the suspect has been handed over to the Rivers State Police Command for further investigations.
Part of the statement reads
“Police operatives in Bayelsa State have nabbed one of the killers of Late SP Bako Angbashim, former Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada Division, Rivers State.
“The suspect one Onyekachi Ikowa ‘m’ 43 years, the second in command to TuBaba of the dreaded Icelander cult group, was arrested on 18 November 2023 based on credible intelligence that he was hibernating in Yenagoa after participating in the callous murder of Late SP Bako Angbashim, in September 2023.
“The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command CP Francis Iduh has charged police operatives to fish out any of his cohorts who are hiding in Bayelsa State, he stressed that the Bayelsa Command under his watch would not be a haven for criminals to hide.”