Police arrest 39yr old suspected cultist, Abate over murder in Delta

Nigerian police

The Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Oghara Division CSP Olasunkanmi Musiliu and the Division’s Surveillance Anti-Crime Patrol team have arrested a thirty-nine-year-old suspected cultist, Charles Debi-Abate over his alleged involvement in the murder of one Destiny Idi, aged 27 years.

The Police also recovered from the suspect, two English pump action guns, twenty live cartridges and one GLK Benz SUV with registration no. RBC-995-DG, DAILY POST can report.

The suspect who is a member of Aro Bagger Confraternity and a native of Oghara was arrested in a hotel in the community in Ethiope-East Local Government Area.

The Delta State Police Command led by CP Wale Abass confirmed the report in a statement signed by DSP Bright Edafe, Police Public Relations Officer.

The Police image maker said, “Preliminary investigation revealed that the said suspect was part of the syndicate that murdered one Onyekachi Chibuzor A.K.A “ODOGWU” ‘M’ aged 42yrs on 28/7/2023 and also stated that he has been involved in numerous cult-related attacks on perceived opponents in Oghara.”

According to DSP Edafe,”The suspects, though denied being part of the gang that murdered the said Solomon Idi, mentioned the duo of Onyeka and Paul (both surnames unknown) as those responsible for the murder.

“On 9/8/2023 at about 1130 hours, the suspect led the operatives to the premises of the said Onyeka and Paul but the team met their absence.

“On a thorough search of their premises, two English pump action guns, twenty live cartridges and one GLK Benz SUV with registration no. RBC-995-DG were recovered.

“Suspects and exhibits are in custody while a manhunt for the fleeing suspects is ongoing.”

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