Police Exhume Body of 2Baba, Suspected Killer of Rivers DPO

Police Exhume Body of 2Baba, Suspected Killer of Rivers DPO

  • The Rivers state police command has reportedly exhumed the body of the late Gift Okapra, aka 2Baba, the prime suspect in the murder of a DPO in 2023
  • Bako Angbashim was reportedly ambushed and killed, and his body dismembered by 2Baba's Iceland cult group in Ahoada East LGA in September 2023
  • Police operatives were said to have killed 2Baba in a joint raid barely a week ago, but his gang reportedly escaped with his body

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Port Harcourt, Rivers - The Police in Rivers state have exhumed the remains of the suspected cult leader 2Baba.

The cult leader, born Gift Okpara, was the major suspect in the murder of the late Divisional Police Officer, Bako Angbashim, in Odiemudie, Ahoada East LGA of the state.

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The DPO was ambushed and killed while his body was dismembered in September 2023.

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The Iceland cult leader was reportedly killed during a joint operation in the Idu-Ekpeye community in the Ahoada East.

According to The Punch, the exhumation of his body came barely a week after the police raid. It was gathered that his gang had earlier escaped with his body.

How police discovered 2Baba's body

The development was disclosed by a source within the police who did not want his identity revealed. The source said the police had arrested some of the loyalists of the late cult leader, who led them into the deep forest where 2Baba was buried.

According to the source:

“The operation took place at midnight of Thursday, and his body was exhumed and taken to town.”

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It was reported that a trending video had shown the moment the police were holding a torch, digging the ground, and trying to exhume the remains of the court leader.

It was also learnt that the police authority in the state has scheduled to hold a press briefing on Friday, February 23, where details of how the cult leader's body was recovered would be disclosed to the public.

Police killed Rivers wanted cult leader, 2Baba

Legit.ng earlier reported that Rivers state's most wanted cult leader, Gift Okpara, popularly referred to as 2Baba, has been feared killed during a police raid.

2Baba was the prime suspect in the murder of the late SP Bako Angbashim, a former Divisional Police Officer in the state.

Angbashim was ambushed and killed in the forest, and his body was dismembered in September 2023 by 2Baba and his cult gang.

Source: Legit.ng

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