Police declares killer of DPO Bako Rivers wanted - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Police declares killer of DPO Bako Rivers wanted

The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has declared Gift David Okpara, popularly known as 2baba, the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of the late Divisional Police Officer in Rivers State, Bako Angbashim, wanted.

Recall that SP Angbashim, was the DPO of Ahoada, who was ambushed, captured and murdered by gunmen who claimed to be members of Iceland cult gang. 

The dastardly killing took place in Odumude community, Ahoada East local government area of the state, when the late DPO was returning from a raid of criminal hideouts with some of his men. 

The IGP's declaration was contained in a post released by the Rivers State Police Command through the spokesperson, Grace Iringe-Koko, on Wednesday for the Commissioner of Police, Emeka Nwonyi, to implement the directive. 

The release which carried the picture of the miscreant (2 Baba) listed his offences as 'conspiracy, cultism and murder'

The brief statement reads this, "Force Directive C.I.D No.48 refers to the bulletin and given details of rewards for the arrest of this person. 

"Issued by the Authority of the Inspector-general of Police wanted  Gift David Okpara, wanted by the office of the Commissioner of Police Rivers State, Police Command.

"Offences: Conspiracy, Cultism and Murder of SP Bako Angbashim, if seen, arrest and hand over to the nearest Police Station or to the Office of the Commissioner of Police Rivers State."

The statement which also contained several mobile telephone numbers, added that, "Handsome reward awaits any person(s) with information leading to his arrest."

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