By Augustine Ehikioya
One of the cultists implicated in the killing of SP Bako Angbashim in a recent viral video has been arrested by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command.
The Police picked him up when he was about to be lynched to death by angry youth in Ahoada East.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Rivers State Police Command, SP Grace Iringe-Koko. It was made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA).
It said “The Rivers State Police operatives on Monday, 25/09/2023 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 discreet investigation with a view to apprehending the fleeing kingpin, his gang members, and to recover their operational weapons,” it stated.