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Suspect Alleged To Have Killed A Vigilante Member Arrested In Warri (Photos)



In a bid to reduce insecurity to the barest minimum, the Delta State Police Command has arrested a suspect in connection to the killing of a vigilante member, Onajite Okolejo in Warri, Delta State.

Focus Naija can report that the suspect identified as Abdulrazaq Mohammed was arrested following a declaration made by the dying vigilante member shortly before he gave up the ghost at the hospital he was rushed to for treatment.

According to a press statement issued by DSP Edafe Bright, the acting Police Public Relation Officer of the Delta State Command, the slain vigilante member hinted that Sahlisu, a biological Son of Etsu Nupe of Hausa Quarters popularly known as Black Arrow was one of the suspects that attacked and shot him.

He stated further that, the DPO of ‘A’ Division Warri, CSP T.Y Mammud swung into action, tracked down and arrested one of the suspects who corroborated the dying claims of the deceased.

On the 4/4/2021 at about 1908hrs, The chairman of a Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) of Zone 12 Hausa Quarters Warri reported that on the same date at about 0100hrs, he received a phone call from one Onajite Okolejo ‘m’ aged 36yrs a VGN member working under the unit that he was being attacked by some armed gang. The DPO ‘A’ Division Warri, CSP T.Y Mammud mobilized patrol team immediately to the scene and rescued the victim to the hospital, while in the hospital, the boy made a dying declaration that one of the suspect that attacked and shot him was a boy called Sahlisu ‘m’ surname unknown AKA Black Arrow; and he is the biological Son of Etsu Nupe of Hausa Quarters Warri. The Commissioner of police Delta state CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, PSC+ mandated that the Divisional of Police must do everything possible to see that these suspects are arrested and brought to book, the DPO A Division Warri CSP T.Y Mammud in compliance with the CP’S directive, moved into action, expanded his tentacles, through intelligence gathering and discreet investigation tracked and arrested one Abdulrazaq Mohammed ‘m’ age 25years who confessed to be among the gang that murdered the victim and also corroborated what the deceased VGN Member said, that it was him and Etsu Nupe’s son Sahlisu ‘m’ surname unknown AKA Black Arrow; that attacked and shot the deceased. Effort is ongoing to arresting the fleeing suspect, members of the public are advised to give all information that will lead to the arrest of the other suspect.


Similarly, based on credible information that that a robbery syndicate were planning to attack customers at the FirstBank branch in Ughelli, operatives of the Eagle Net Squad during stop and search apprehended Joshua Ogheneovo, a native of Uduophori, Patani Local Government Area of Delta State.

At the time of his arrest, a double barrel automatic pump action with 25 live cartridges were recovered from him with a Toyota Highlander which he confessed was snatched from the owner at gun point.

Based on intelligence gathered that a robbery syndicate is planning to attack and rob unsuspecting customers and dispossess them of their valuables and money at Ughelli First bank. On the 7/4/2021 at about 2436hrs, The Commander Eagle-Net Special Squad, SP. Dimka Usman mobilized his men of Eagle net special squad led by DSP. Yunusa Danyaya on intensive stop and search operation in a bid to prevent such ugly situation from occurring. While on the stop and search duty, one of a notorious ring leader Joshua Ogheneovo ‘m’ 32yrs old of Uduphori town Patani LGA, was intercepted and on the spot search was carried out on him, Exhibits recovered include one (1) double barrel automatic pump action gun with twenty-five (25) rounds of live cartridges, one Toyota Highlander Jeep ash colour with Reg. No. DSZ 348 KM and one Bontel handset. The suspect confessed that the said Highlander Jeep was snatched from the owner on gun point. Effort is ongoing for the possible arrest of the remaining gang members and in no time, they will be brought to book.

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