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Delta: Police declare two brothers wanted as suspected cultists kill officer

By Monday Osayande, Asaba
05 August 2022   |   2:40 am
Delta State Police Command, yesterday, declared Mr. Francis Oduwanor Odiakose, also known as Medolue and Christopher Odiakose, aka Big fish wanted.

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Delta State Police Command, yesterday, declared Mr. Francis Oduwanor Odiakose, also known as Medolue and Christopher Odiakose, aka Big fish wanted.

  
They are wanted for offences of conspiracy, terrorism, cultism, attempted murder, grievous harm and conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace.
    
The declaration was contained in a statement on Charge Room Officer (CRO) form 5, signed by the state’s Police spokesperson, Bright Edafe and made available to The Guardian, in Asaba, the state capital.
    
He said a handsome reward awaits any person(s) with information leading to their arrest.
  
Edafe said: “A warrant of arrest has been issued by a Magistrate’s court of Delta State, at Asaba Magisterial district against them.
  
“If seen, members of the public are enjoined to please arrest and hand over to the nearest Police Station or to the office of the Commissioner of Police Delta State or call any of the following numbers. 08137826675 or 08131070122, PPRO office: 0915 557 0008, 0915 557 0007 and the Command control room via 0803 668 4974
MEANWHILE, An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), attached to Edo State Police Command, David Igbinovia has been shot dead at Ime-Obi, Agbor, Ika South Local Council of Delta State.
     
The Guardian learnt that the late Igbinovia was killed on Wednesday by suspected cultists at his residence in Ime-Obi Agbor.
      
It was gathered that the deceased, who hailed from Ughada community in Edo State, was washing his Toyota Camry car at his Agbor residence when his killers attacked and shot him, shortly after returning from the burial ceremony of his late brother at his home town.
  
Edafe, who confirmed the incident, said four members of the gang have been arrested by the police with the assistance of the Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps, Agbor division, which acted swiftly after hearing the gunshots.
     
He added the case has been transferred to the Delta State Police Command for further investigation.

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