JUST IN; Police Operatives in the hunt for 2Baba’s ally, ‘General’ 2man,

JUST IN; Police Operatives in the hunt for 2Baba’s ally, ‘General’ 2man,

The Commissioner of Police in charge of Rivers State Command (CP) Olatunji Disu- has taken its war against cultism to the camp of one Ikem Thankgod notoriously called General 2man, known as a close ally to 2Baba, the neutralised killer of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP. Bako Angbasim.

General 2man was said to be a terror in the Ahoada West Local Government Area and neighboring local government areas with one of his nefarious activities being the shooting to death of Inspector Usang Ude on April 13, 2023.

A team of police officers was reportedly deployed to the Ogbologbo community in Ahoada West on Monday to bring an end to the reign of terror of General 2man.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP. Grace Iringe-Koko, said during the operation, General 2man and his gang opened fire on the police tactical team.

The statement said though the kingpin evaded arrest, his second-in-command, ThankGod Uchechi aka, ‘Pastor SP,’ and his third-in-command, ‘Western King’ Okpo Emenike were fatally wounded.

Many gang members reportedly escaped with gunshot injuries while two loaded AK-47 rifles and eight magazines were recovered from the gang.

Concerted efforts were said to be on top gear to bring General 2man and his fleeing gang members to justice and put an end to his reign of terror.

The statement listed most of the nefarious and brutal activities of the fleeing kingpin.

The statement said: “On March 5, 2024, he also murdered four persons, namely, Henry Kirirka, Patience Henry, Abigail Victor, and Chigozie Okpo. He also slaughtered one Samuel Philip without provocation. Last month, he buried several persons alive, including Christmas Ede and Agode Gamany.

“He has carried out a lot of kidnapping activities within and outside the Ahoada West Local Government Area. His catalogue of criminal activities also includes armed robbery and vandalisation of valuable properties.

“He coordinates the deroofing of public buildings and the selling of the roofing sheets. He also constituted himself as an authority that approves social events within the Local Government Area. This has made him attack and disrupt weddings, burials, etc., which he did not approve of”.

The statement described the development as a giant step in its ongoing onslaught against cultism and other related crimes in the state.

“The Commissioner of Rivers State Command, CP Olatunji Rilwan Disu psc , while commending the tactical team for their efforts, reiterates his commitment to fighting crimes in the state.

“He equally urged members of the public to feed the police with reliable information that could lead to the arrest of the fleeing suspects and other criminal elements in the state”, the statement said.

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