Police finally find and arrest alleged killers of Clems Onyeka


The Delta State Police Command on Saturday
paraded over 15 armed robbery and kidnap
suspects including a robbery gang which had
caused the death of popular Nollywood actor,
Clems Onyeka. Addressing journalists at its end of
month press conference at the Police Headquarters
in Asaba, the new Commissioner of Police, CP
Alkali Baba Usman, pointed out that the command
is out to ensure a drastic reduction of crime in all
parts of the state. He reflected on some the
successes recorded in the month under review.
Notable among them was the arrest of an armed
robbery gang that attacked a bullion van on DBS
Road, Asaba which led to the death of Clems
Onyeka on October 4. The Dragon team recovered
two AK 47 rifle magazines containing 56 rounds of
7.62mm live ammunition from them. There was
also the rescue of a kidnap victim, one Abemu
Gabriel, a teacher attached to Oruodo Primary
School in Ethiope East Local Government Council,
who was abducted on October 5. The Police patrol
team caught up with the hoodlums who kidnapped
him at Utiuyo village in Okpara and in an ensuing
gun battle which left some the criminals
wounded, and one dead, the victim was rescued
unhurt. There was also the arrest of car snatchers
with a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number
Delta KLK 16 XA which was snatched at Bright
Hope Street, Airport Road, Warri. The Police
arrested two suspects, one Igho Okiemute and
Onyemone Egiliga, while others escaped with the
bus which was later recovered at Isagba Road
junction along Airport Road. Recovered arms and
ammunition put on display included locally made
single barrel guns, live cartridges, pump action rifle,
AK 47 rifle magazines, English made double barrel
gun, cutlasses, handsets, ATM cards, jewellery and
different vehicles.

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