The Udu Central Vigilante Team “A” in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State on Sunday evening arrested a wanted criminal who has been on the watchlist of security agencies for the past three years, Oke Olodi Acha aka Sharp.
The thirty year old suspect was arrested at Asjam on Udu road, DAILY POST can report
The suspect who specializes in the killing of okada men and stealing their motorcycles was promptly handed over to the Police in Ovwian/Aladja Divisional Headquarters for further interrogation and possible prosecution.
It was learnt that the suspect is an indigene and a “fighter” of Oghior community in their ongoing boundary dispute with Ukpiovwin community in Udu council area.
Meanwhile, community leaders and some lawyers have been calling for his release from Police custody saying he is being witch-hunted by security agencies.
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa confirmed the arrest of the suspect.
He said, “he is presently arrested. He is already in the wanted list of the Police for robbery and killing of one cyclist at Udu.”