Desmond Okotubo, the prime suspect in the Rivers State killings in Omoku on January has been apprehended by the police.
The attack happened on the 1’st of January, over 15 people were killed on their way back from New Years church service.
Desmond had admitted to the police his involvement in the Rivers attack, with his accomplice and the leader of the gang who was killed just a few days ago in Enugu.
Jimoh Moshood the police spokesperson’s statement said:
“The IGP-Intelligence Response Team. working on actionable intelligence identified Desmond Okotubo who escaped on January 3rd 2018 to Abuja after a shootout with the police team in a location in Imo State.
“He was trailed to Mpape in Abuja where he was arrested after serious resistance on January the 9th.
Okotubo, a native of Egbema, confessed to be 1 of the masterminds of the gang and actively participated in the killing of innocent people in Omoku, Rivers State, on New Year’s day.”