*Declared wanted by Governor Wike with N30 million bounty last year.
*Allegedly Kidnapped collects ransom and killed victims including Soldiers, Policemen, Lawyers after collecting ransom.
BY IBRAHIM BAKARE
There have been jubilations in some parts of Ogoniland in Rivers State as the news filtered in that the State Police Command has arrested one of the most wanted suspected kidnapper, armed robber murder,Honest Diigbara, who for over the years has been known to terrorizing Rivers State, especially the Ogoniland.
The notorious gang leader who had been on the Police Watch list and declared wanted by the State Government with a Bounty of 30 million Naira placed on him by Governor Nyesom Wike was arrested at the early hours of today September 12, 2020, in a sting Operation of the Command with the assistance of a local security outfit.
Suspected kidnapper, armed robber murder Honest Diigbara, alias Boboski and his second-in-command at the Police headquarters.
The notorious kidnapper, cultist and Leader of the Greenlanders’ Cult gang in the Ogoni axis of Rivers State, Honest Digbara aka “Boboski” was arrested alive after rounds of gun battle with Police.
Boboski was arrested along with his second in Command with some wounds, which he may have sustained during the gun duel was captured reeling in pains.
According to the Police Commissioner CP Joseph Mukan,”He was arrested through credible information at Korokoro Community in Tai Local Government Area , where he was herbinating with his gang of killers.
“On sighting the Police they engaged us and in a return fire, his driver was fatally wounded, while he was arrested alive.”
In press Statement personally signed by the CP Joseph Mukan, the Commission of Police enumerated some his criminal atrocities said “Among the dastardly acts carried out by them, include:The kidnap of Barrister Emelogu who was kidnapped and killed after collecting ransom, kidnap and killing of the DCO, Afam,SP Moses Egbede after collecting ransom, killing of a Soldier and a Personnel of NSCDC at Gio pipeline, Ogoni last year.
“Others include:The Kidnap of Chief Mbu of Ogu/Bolo who they kidnapped and collected ransom of 7million Naira,the killing of two Police Officers attached to the Federal Highway. They were killed and their rifles taken at Botem, Ogoniland”.
The Command used the opportunity to urge the people of the State to continue to remain steadfast and trust in the ability of the Police to protect their lives and property ,while warning criminals to repent, relocate or face the full weight of the law.
The arrest of Boboski today is a milestone for the Command and Victory for the Ogoni people, Rivers and Nigeria at large”.