- River state's most wanted kidnapper has been arrested by the police
- Honest Digbara popularly known as Boboski was arrested on Saturday, September 12
- The notorious kidnapper was arrested along with his second-in-command at Koro Community
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Rivers state command in a joint operation with a local vigilante outfit on Saturday, September 12, arrested a notorious kidnapper Honest Digbara popularly known as Boboski.
Leadership reports that Boboski was arrested along with his second-in-command, who is also his immediate younger brother at Koro Community in Tai local government area of the state around 2:30 am.
Boboski the leader of the Greenlanders Cult Group had been terrorizing communities in Ogoni ethnic nationality of Rivers state.
It was reported earlier that the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, placed a N30million bounty on the kidnapper.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the notorious militia leader in Benue state, Terwase Akwaza popularly known by his pseudonym Gana, has been finally killed by the operatives of the Nigerian military.
Gana met his waterloo and was subsequently annihilated on Tuesday, September 8, three years after Governor Samuel Ortom-led government placed a N10 million bounty on information that could lead to the capture of the notorious militia gang leader.
Brigadier-General Maude Ali Gadzama, commander of the Four Special Forces Command of the Nigerian Army in Doma local government area of Nasarawa state, confirmed Gana's killing.
In a related development, Gabriel Suswam, senator representing Benue north-east and former governor, has condemned the killing of Gana, a notorious criminal in the state.
Speaking on his development on Wednesday, September 9, Suswam said the security operatives have not learnt lessons from the killing of Mohammed Yusuf, founder of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group.
Suswam said by killing Gana, the opportunity to learn “vital lessons” about the structure of crime in the state has been lost.
In other news, the spokesperson for the defence headquarters, Maj Gen John Enenche has declined to make any statement about the killing of a suspected militia leader in Benue state.
Enenche speaking in Abuja on Thursday, September 10, at the weekly briefing on military operations said he would not be drawn into any controversy over the killing of the suspected gang leader by the army.
The military officer stated that he is bound by law not to join issues with the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, and other political leaders who have spoken about the incident.
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