Notorious Cultist Killed In Gun Battle With Police Operatives At Ndele Emouha LGA
Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command in the early hours of Thursday, June 1, 2023, received information that one Azunda Elechi ‘M’ age 28 yrs from Omofo Community, Ndele Emouha, a notorious member of the Dey-Gbam Cult Group, was among those that carried out an attack at Mgbola Village, Ndele Emohua LGA, on Tuesday, 30th May, 2023, where four persons were left dead.
On Wednesday, 31st May, 2023, the Dey-Gbam Cult Group invaded the community again. In a shootout between the cultists and the Police/local vigilantes, Azunda Elechi ‘M’ was fatally injured. One pump action and two live cartridges with three empty cartridge shells were recovered.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Nwonyi Emeka Polycard, has urged parents/guardians to monitor the activities of their children/wards so as to ensure they do not succumb to societal pressures to do crime. Similarly, members of the public are enjoined to remain law-abiding and report suspicious activities in their neighbourhoods to the police through the following emergency lines: 08032003514 and 08098880134.
SP GRACE IRINGE-KOKO,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
RIVERS STATE POLICE COMMAND,