One of the suspected killers of SP Bako Agbashim, the former Divisional Police Officer, Ahoada East,Rivers State has been arrested by the police in Bayelsa state.
The suspect identified as Onyekachi Ikowa , the second in command to TuBaba ,leader of the Iceland cult group in Ahoada was arrested on Saturday in a hideout in Yenegoa, the Bayelsa state capital.
The Bayelsa State Command in a statement signed by its spokesman,CSP Asinim Butswat, . said the suspect had been handed over to the Rivers State Police Command.
“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.”
“The suspect has been handed over to the Rivers Police Command for further investigation.”