By Our Correspondent
The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Aderemi Adeoye, has scored high again in his avowed commitment to rid the state of criminals.
Under his watch, men of the Anambra State Police Command have arrested one Obioma Okafor-Ama, popularly known as Alagbon Nise.
Alagbon is said to be a thorn in the flesh of people of Nise Community in Awka South Local Government Area over the years.
He has been on the Police wanted list for a long time.
He was arrested some days back by personnel from the Rapid Response Squad, Awkuzu in his hideout following a tipoff.
CP Aderemi Adeoye confirmed the arrest to journalists in Awka on Friday.
Adeoye said the suspect was arrested in his hideout in Nise by his men from RSS, Awkuzu after days of intelligence.
He said he was presently in custody and would be charged after investigation was concluded.
A source said,”Alagbon is alleged to be a ringleader of a notorious cult group that has terrorised residents of the town and neighbouring communities with attendant maiming and killing of victims.”
According to the source who is an indigene of Nise, Alagbon had been thorn in the flesh, terrorising, maiming and killing Nise indigenes and environs.
“The notorious cultist and his gang are 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,” the source said.