By Tayo ABIOLA
One Obioma Okafor-Ama, popularly known as Alagbon, alleged to be a ringleader of a notorious cult group that has been terrorising people of Nise community and their neighbours in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State has been arrested.
Alagbon, who has been on the Police wanted list for a long time, was arrested by operatives of the Police Rapid Response Squad, Awkuzu, in his hideout following a tip off on Oct. 19
Anambra Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye confirmed the arrest of Alagbon who was associated with maiming and killing of his victims at his hideout in Nise by his men from RSS, Awkuzu after days of intelligence on Friday.
He said he was presently in custody and would be charged to court after investigation was concluded.
The people of the community have been rejoicing over the arrest of the alleged criminal.
“The notorious cultist and his gang have been on the wanted list of police for a long time.
“Alagbon is part of the group responsible for several cult related killings in Awka.
“We are happy and jubilating when we heard the news of his arrest,” a source said.