Rivers State wanted cultists, who is alleged to have been involved in most of the killings, violence in Etche Local government area and surrounding communities has been arrested in Port Harcourt.
The suspect, a middle aged man was arrested at the Civic Centre, venue of the ongoing police recruitment in Port Harcourt.
According to reports, the suspect had applied to join the Nigeria Police Force and was already going through the recruitment exercise when he was noticed by an indigene of Etche who raised the alarm that led to his arrest.
In the meantime, the Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni has confirmed the development, adding that the suspect has been transfered to the Force Headquarters in Abuja. “The police is investigating the involvement of the young man in all the criminal activities in Etche area to give adequate report about the suspect.”
He appealed to the media that the name of the suspect should not be revealed so it does not jeopardize police investigation.