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Police Arrest Nine Over Assassination of Sapele Vigilante Commander

Benjamin Omoike

The Delta State Police Command has arrested nine suspects in connection with the assassination of Sapele Vigilante Commander, Zone 2, Victor Lucky Asikolo.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this to the media.
Before his brutal killing, he was a vigilante Commander in Sapele town in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.

He was reportedly killed around 7 pm on Friday at Okpe Road, Sapele.

It was gathered that Lucky was ambushed by gunmen numbering about five with AK 47 rifles, after leaving the venue of the burial ceremony of a former Commissioner for Youths, Chief Omolubi Newuwumi’s mother.

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The incident caused tension in the timber town as businesses and vehicular activities closed immediately.
However, normalcy has since been restored.

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