Suspected Killer of DPO saved from lynching by the police

The Rivers State Police command said it has arrested one of the suspects who gruesomely killed SP Bako Angbashim, a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Ahoada Local Government Area of the state.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, the suspects who is under police custody was arrested in Edoaha community in Ahoada while he was about to be lynched to death by angry mob.

Iringe-Koko, who disclosed this yesterday in Port Harcourt explained: “The Rivers State Police operatives on Monday, September 25, 2023 at about 19:43hrs acting on actionable information received that in Edoaha Community in Ahoada East, one of the suspects who brutally killed SP Bako Angbashim was about to be lynched to death by an angry mob.
Subsequently, a team of policemen swung into action to rescue the suspect who was about to be burnt with a tyre on his neck. He was rescued and brought to the station where he made a useful statement.
He was later transferred to SCID for discrete investigation with a view to apprehend the fleeing kingpin, his gang members, and to recover their operational weapons.”

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