Police Arrest 12 Suspected Internet Fraudster, After Neighborhood Security Raised Alarm That They Buried New Born Baby Alive In Rivers
The PLGA Security Watch, popularly known as PHALGA security, in conjunction with Rivers State Neighborhood Watch and Azikiwe Police Division has arrested about twelve internet fraudster who allegedly buried a new born baby alive at Andoni waterfront in Eagle Island, Portharcourt on Wednesday, 23rd,August,2023.
In an interview with our reporter, Victor Ohaji aka Man of God, the Chairman of PHALGA security watch who doubles as the Chief Security Officer of Eagle Island said he got intelligence that some ‘yahoo yahoo’ boys were doing incantation at the waterfront.
Mr Ohaji said he mobilized with his men and on getting to the waterfront, the ‘yahoo’ boys has left. Mr Ohaji said on close observation, it was discovered that the suspected ‘yahoo’ boys buried something at the waterfront.
The Chief Security Officer of Eagle Island said on digging the ground, a new born baby boy was exhumed from the place who was already died as at the time he was exhumed.
The Vigilante Chief explained that he alerted the Rivers State Neighbourhoods and the Station Officer of the Police post at Eagle Island who informed the Divisional Police Officer(DPO) of Azikiwe Police Division.
He stated that the PLGA Security Watch, Rivers State Neighborhood and the Police mobilized and went in search of the suspects.
He said while they were combing Eagle Island, the suspects who were coming out from one hotel saw them and ran in different direction and the joint security force were able to apprehend good numbers of them who were taken to Azikiwe Police Division, Illabiuchi, Mile 2 Diobu.
The Commander of PLGA security watch called on the Rivers State Government to assist them with logistics like operational vehicle for efficiency .
Meanwhile ,a human rights advocate, Prince Wiro has condemned burying alive of a new born baby by suspected fraudster.
Mr Wiro who is also the National Coordinator of Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign described the incident as height of wickedness and man’s inhumanity to man.
The rights advocate while commending the security operatives for the achievement called on the Police to spread their investigation to arrest fleeing suspects and ensure justice is done on the matter.
We gathered that the suspects have been transferred to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department Portharcourt as at press time