By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Suspected cultists on Monday incaded the Divisional Police Headquarters “C” Division along Asaba/Lagos Expressway by the River Niger Bridge Head, AUTHENTIC News Daily reports.
The suspected cultists seriously wounded the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Anieteh Eyoh as well as the Divisional Crime Officer of the station.
It was learnt that the suspected cultists launched their attack on the Police Station possibly to rescue one of their members who was arrested with a case of alleged armed robbery.
A source who craved anonymity said the arrested suspect was trying to escape after he had informed and mobilized his gang members to rescue him.
The source said, the suspected cultists launched their attacks at the time officers and men of the division were busy trying to intercept the already arrested suspected robbery gang.
AUTHENTIC News Daily learnt that the gallant Divisional Police Officer, CSP Anieteh Eyoh and his men in a commando style overpowered the suspected cultists who scamped for safety and in the process, one Prince Harrison, leader of Behind Bars Initiative was arrested.
It is not clear if Prince Harrison is a suspect at the time of this report.
AUTHENTIC News Daily learnt that Prince Harrison came under the pretence to bail the arrested suspect from the Police custody.
But as he stepped into the DPO’s Office to inquire why the Police detained the arrested armed robbery suspect and in the process an argument ensued wherein he allegedly tore the uniform of the DPO, ransacked his office.
It was further learnt that the Police arrested Prince Harrison while he was trying to cart away vital documents from the DPO’s office.
Contacted, the Delta State acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka confirmed the report.
DSP Aniamaka however said the general public should not panic just as he assured that the Police will not leave any stone unturned to unravel the perpetrators, stressing that, “The Police will officially address the press on the matter soon.”