Police intercept man on 'revenge mission', seize gun

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FILE PHOTO: A Nigerian policeman

By Edeki Igafe

Operatives of the Delta Police Command have apprehended a 20-year-old man who claimed to be on a revenge mission following the killing of his brother by some cultists.

The suspect was arrested by a police patrol team in Warri.

According to the spokesman, the suspect was on his way to confront the cultists who killed his brother when the police intercepted him and recovered the gun.

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“Investigations later revealed that he was on a revenge mission. He claimed that some suspected cultists murdered his elder brother named Ovie Nyerhovwo.

“The suspect further stated that he contacted his friend who lives in Ghana to tell him where he hid his gun,” he said.

An investigation was ongoing on the matter.

NAN

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