Following the attack on Abraka Market in Delta State by unknown gun men suspected to be cultists and killing of four persons, the Police have finally caught up with the gang leader and mastermind.
The gang leader is known as Osita Musa aka ‘Last Burial’ and he hails from Lafia in Nasarawa State.
Aged 25, Musa was arrested at about 2.30pm on Saturday by Counter Terrorist Unit Police officers at Asaba and handed over to SAKCCS.
Residents of Abraka Market confirmed he was the mastermind of the murder at the market on Friday 15th September 2017 but escaped when Police initially closed in on him.
Recall that the Police in Delta State on Friday disclosed that suspected members of either a cultist gang or IPOB members invaded a market in Abraka, Delta State and opened fire on traders going about the lawful activities.
At the end of the shooting, four innocent persons were killed while five others sustained bullet wounds and were rushed to hospital where they are receiving medical attention.
The Police however disclosed that some of the suspects involved in the dastardly act were been arrested.
A statement from the office of CP Ibrahim Zanna, CP Delta State giving details had said, “On Thursday September 2017, at about 10.45am information was received that three unknown Gun men, all wearing black dresses suspected to be IPOB or Cult members, stormed Abraka Market which is predominantly inhabited by non-indigenes, opened fire indiscriminately, shot and killed four persons.
“Those killed are Usman Abdullahi 45yrs, Ali Sidi, 70YRS, Ibrahim Zubairu 30yrs and Hauwa Snu 22yrs while five others sustained bullet wounds but are responding to treatment at F.M.C Hospital, Asaba.
“Crack Police teams led by the officer in charge the Special Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crimes Squad, SAKCSS, stormed 7-Stars Hotel, Abraka, and based on tip-off.
Consequently, one Abrahan Ndudi 24yrs of Kwale, Delya State, Okereke Ifeanyi 21yrs from Ogbaru in Anambra State and the arrested suspects were smoked out hiding inside the ceiling of the hotel were said to have escaped into.
The third culprit identified and known as “Last Burial” escaped.
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