Police exhume, display body of 2Baba, killer of Rivers DPO

By Davies Iheamnachor

PORT HARCOURT: Operatives of the Rivers State Command have traced and exhumed the remains of Gift Okpara, aka, 2Baba, the suspected killer of former Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ahoada Division, Late Bako Angbashim, a Superintendent of Police.
2Baba and his gang had on September 8, 2023, allegedly killed Angbashim in an ambush in Odiemudie Community, Ahaoda East Local Government Area of the state.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Olatunji Disu, had in earlier briefing, wherein he disclosed that 2baba, the prime suspected in the killing of Angbashim, has been killed during a joint operation in a forest in Ahoada. However, yesterday, the police said it has located and exhumed the corpse of the killed notorious killer and cultist and that they were able to identify him through a large Tattoo on his left shoulder.

Disu while displaying the corpse of 2Baba hinted that the tactical operatives in the early hours of Friday, based on credible information, successfully located the shallow grave in Ebrass, Ahoada West LGA, Rivers State, where the notorious Iceland cult leader was buried.

Disu, who displayed the corpse at the Command’s Headquarters on Moscow Road, yesterday, harped on the importance of collaboration and support in the fight against crime.

He urged the public to continue providing the police with timely and accurate information that can aid in identifying and apprehending criminals.

The CP assured the residents of the State that the Police Command remains committed to the safety and security of the state, adding that they will continue operations to apprehend other members of 2baba’s gang and dismantle any remaining criminal networks.

He called on the public to remain vigilant and report every suspicious activities to the appropriate authorities and thanked the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun; the Governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara, all officers of the command and residents of the state for the success.

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