‘How we Captured Bobosky’
Following the arrest and death of dreaded criminal, Honest Degbara alias Bobisky, details of what happened on the fateful day have emerged.
The Divisional Police Officer for Bori, SP, Angbashim told The Vortex in a chat in Bori that he received credible intelligence report that the gang would attend a wake keep in Tai Local Government Area.
He said, “I mobilized my men and they took strategic positions at the venue of the event. I knew he was a wanted man; so I was careful because we are aware he had large number of dangerous gang with him. And I don’t want anything to go wrong in the operations because my commissioner would not be happy if anything goes wrong.”
SP Angbashim explained that his men confirmed that the wanted man was present at the event and was being surrounded by his boys armed with AK47 and quickly surrounded all the entry and bush parts leading to the area. “We burst into his hideout before his men could realize that the police had invaded the area.”
According to the gallant DPO, Bobosky and men opened fire on the police who responded appropriately.
SP Angbashim who described the dead criminal as a terror to the enter Ogoniland explained that Bobosky was responsible for the kidnappings, robbery and dangerous crimes committed in Gokana and Eleme Local Government Areas.
The police officer assured the people of Ogoni that the police under his division would continue to hunt down criminals in the various communities, warning that those still perpetuating crimes in the communities should repent or face the music.
He commended the Rivers State Commissioner of Police CP Joseph Mukan for reposing confidence in officers and men in the division, adding that since Governor Nyesom Wike declared the criminal wanted, the CP had given him the mandate to track down the dangerous criminal.