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Published On: Thu, Apr 24th, 2014

Delta Police Arrest Suspected Killer of Vigilante Chairman

Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ikechukwu Aduba

LAGOS APRIL 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Police Command on Wednesday said it has apprehended one of the suspected assailants of slained vigilante Chairman of Red Bar
vigilante group, Mr. Godwin Masajuah Migaga also known as Puffman.
FrontiersNews reported the killing of the late Migaga, Chairman of the Red Bar vigilante group in Warri on Tuesday.
The Police report also stated that the arrested suspect was also responsible for the killing of Chairman of Udu Vigilante group, late Mr. Proper Erhinyojare along DSC Expressway, Ekete, Udu Local Government Area of the state.

The arrest of the suspect was contained in a press release by DSP Celestina Kalu, Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State Command.
According to the release, “At about 0920hrs on Tuesday, suspected armed bandits in two Passat cars with a Reg. No. Unknown blue and
ash colours trailed the vigilante chairman of Red Bar vigilant group, Warri one Mr. Godwin Masajuah Migaga a.k.a Puffman who was driving alone in a Sienna car, his official vehicle.
“The armed bandits engaged him in a shoot out in Otokutu. Consequently, one of the hoodlums was shot dead while Puffman sustained gunshot injuries. He was rushed to Royal Clinic Mofor Udu L.G.A where he later died while receiving treatment.
“The Ughelli Area Command on receiving the information swung into action and with the assistance of the Ughelli Vigilante one of the armed bandits was arrested by name Henry Mukoro a.k.a Kala ‘m’.
“He has confessed to the crime and also confessed that his gang was responsible in killing of the chairman of Udu Central Vigilante Group one Mr. Prosper who was shot dead in one beer parlour at express junction on 17/4/2014 at about 2310hrs.
“Investigation is still on and suspect has agreed to assist the police to arrest other fleeing members of his gang. The suspect will be charged to court at the end of investigation.
“The Command wishes to reiterate its warning to criminals to turn a new leaf or relocate from the state. We also appeal to well spirited members of the public to furnish police with useful information about criminals and their hideouts to enable police carry out their duties respectfully.
A FrontiersNews source said that one of the fleeing gang member is a 2015 House of Assembly hopeful to represent Udu Constituency.
Our source also said that a popuar motor park Chairman in Udu area who had issues with Late Prosper is among the fleeing gang over a threat to eliminate him earlier.
The source said that it was after threat on the life of the deceased; he was shot dead at the weekend by suspected assassins.

Source: Frontiernews

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