One of the suspected killers of SP Bako Angbashimm, late Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada Division, Rivers State nas been arrested by the Bayelsa State Police Command.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, CSP Asinim Butswat in a statement said the suspect Onyekachi Ikowa was arrested in Yenagoa on Saturday.
Investigations revealed Police operatives working on a tip-off arrested in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital where he has been hiding since the incident.
Butswat said Ikowa has been identified as the second in command to the leader of the gang, TuBaba.
‘’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 aged 43 years is the second in command to TuBaba of the dreaded Icelander cult group. He 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 safe haven for criminals to hide.
‘’The suspect has been handed over to the Rivers Police Command for further investigation.’’