Rivers State Police Capture Suspected Killer of Divisional Police Officer

Arrest of Suspected DPO Murderer

The Rivers State Police Command has made a significant breakthrough in its investigation into the brutal murder of Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Bako Angbashim.

A member of the Iceland Cult gang, believed to be involved in the murder, has been apprehended.


Background on the Murder

The tragic incident involving the murder of DPO Angbashim occurred in the Odumude community, Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State.

The DPO was brutally killed on a Friday night by suspected cultists, leading to outrage and a statewide manhunt for the culprits.


Confession and Revelations

A video shared on social media captured a member of the Iceland cult confessing to the crime. In the video, the individual detailed how DPO Angbashim was killed and disclosed the location of the victim’s burial.

Additionally, he revealed that the gang’s leader, Gift Opara Okpolowu, also known as 2-Baba, possessed over 40 guns that were allegedly used to confront rival cults and opposition groups.


Government’s Response and Bounty Offer

The Rivers State Government took swift action in response to the murder, declaring Gift David Okpara Okpolowu (2-Baba) and all members of his criminal gang wanted.

As part of their efforts to bring the perpetrators to justice, the government offered a N100 million bounty for information leading to the capture of the gang leader and his associates.


The arrest of a suspected member of the Iceland Cult gang involved in the murder of DPO Angbashim marks a significant development in the ongoing investigation.

The Rivers State Police Command continues its efforts to ensure that justice is served in this case.

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