Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a 20-year-old boy on a revenge mission after cultists allegedly killed his brother in Warri area of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, September 7, said one locally made cut-to-size double barrel short gun and four rounds of live cartridges were recovered from the suspects.
The PPRO stated that the suspects, Conference Nyerhovwo, confessed that he was on a revenge mission against some cult members that murdered his elder brother named Ovie Nyerhovwo.
“On 1/9/2022, Patrol team attached to Warri Area Command intercepted a suspicious looking boy later identified as Conference Nyerhovwo ‘m’ aged 20yrs of Jesse town in Ethiope West LGA, Delta State, carrying a bag.
“The Policemen subjected the suspect and the bag to a search, upon searching the said bag, one locally made cut-to-size double barrel short gun and four rounds of live cartridges were recovered from the bag.
“He was arrested and taken to the Area Command. Investigations later revealed that the suspect was on a revenge mission, claiming that some suspected cultists murdered his elder brother named Ovie Nyerhovwo, he further stated that he contacted his friend who lives in Ghana to tell him where he hid his gun.
“He was on his way to carry out the act, when the Police intercepted him and recovered the gun.
Edafe said Investigation is ongoing on the matter.