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Operatives of Operation Doo Akpor, in collaboration with the vigilante members of Ogobiri Community, Sagbama Local Government Area, Bayelsa, have arrested a suspected ritualist.

The suspected ritualist, one Sunday Favour Ojo, ‘m’, who hails from Edo State, was arrested on September 21, 2021, at about 1100 hours, at Ogobiri-Toruebeni drive in Sagbama Local Government Area.

In a statement issued on Monday, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP Asinmi Butswait, said that the suspect lured his victim, one Deborah Emafridom, ‘f’, a student of Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Amassoma, to a nearby bush tied her hands and was about to slit her throat when he was apprehended by the vigilante members and police operatives.


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The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command, CP Echeng Echeng, commended the vigilante members for their role in the arrest.

He appealed to members of the public to continue to volunteer useful information to the Police and other Security agencies, as discreet Investigation into the matter has since commenced. (NAN)