Port Harcourt, Jan. 10, 2018 (TNE) The Police Command in Rivers says “boys” of late Johnson Igwedibia, aka Don Waney, are regrouping to cause more mayhem in Omoku, Ogba/Ndoni/Egbema Local Government Area and its environs.
The command’s Spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, disclosed this in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, saying that intelligence reports showed that the “boys” are regrouping for further killings of innocent persons.
The late Igwedibia, a cultist and terrorist, on Jan. 1 killed 23 persons returning from crossover night church service in Omoku.
He was equally shot and killed on Jan. 7 at his hideout in Enugu.
Gov. Nysom Wike had in a state broadcast on Tuesday morning charged the command to fish out notorious criminals in Rivers and bring them to justice.
Omoni, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said the police will go underground as well as intensify intelligence gathering to arrest notorious criminals in Rivers.
He appealed to the public to assist the police with meaningful information that can lead to the arrest of criminals in their communities.
“The public should be security conscious and at alert on what is going on in their environment,” Omoni said.
The spokesman said the numerical strength of anti-terror, anti-kidnapping, anti-cultism and anti-robbery units deployed to Omoku in the wake of the Omoku massacre will not be reduced until the community becomes safe.