Published On: Sat, May 13th, 2023

Delta Police Arrest Suspected Dreaded Cultist, Kidnapper Terrorizing Warri, Ughelli Axis


LAGOS MAY 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Delta State Police operatives has arrested suspected dreaded cultist and kidnapper,   Diarhe Oghenemarho that has been terrorizing residents of  Warri and Ughelli axis with his group.

25-years-old  Oghenemaro of Okpara Of Inland Waterway community, Ethiope East LGA was arrested by  the  police   along  Oreorokpe-Sapele road in  a commercial mini bus  while on  a routine search.

During  search, they recovered a locally made single barrel gun with five (05) live cartridges  concealed in the bag found in possession.

. During preliminary investigation, the suspect confessed that he belongs to the notorious Eiye confraternity cult group and that his syndicate has been terrorizing  Warri and Ughelli axis.

He also confessed to be a member of an armed robbery/kidnapping gang, adding that his gang leader is one David Oghotomo Mathew a.k.a “cucumber.


In a related development, on the 10/05/2023 at about 2240hrs while ‘B’ Division Ughelli patrol team was on anti-crime patrol along Agbarha-Ughelli Road, they were overtaken in a suspicious manner by a Qlink motorcycle with Reg. no. SKL 554 VD with three (3) male occupants.

They were given a hot chase, during which the three men hurriedly abandoned the motorcycle and fled into the bush, leaving behind their motorcycle and a bag.

When the bag was searched, one  pump action gun loaded with two  live cartridges, forty-nine (49) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition were recovered along with the motorcycle.

When contacted, Delta State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) DSP Bright Edafe confirmed both arrest and seizures, adding that  Investigation is ongoing and efforts are in place to apprehend fleeing suspects.



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