Most-wanted robber, Bobisky dies after gunfire with police in Rivers

Most-wanted robber, Bobisky dies after gunfire with police in Rivers

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Police in Rivers State on Saturday captured most-wanted armed robber and kidnapper popularly known as Bobisky in Rivers State.

BOBISKY REELING IN PAINS AFTER HIS ARREST BY POLICE OPERATIVES

The hoodlum, whose real name is Honest Digbara, was arrested alive early hours at Korokoro in the Tai Local Government Area of the State.

The Divisional Police Officer of Bori, Superintendent Bako Angbashim, according led the covert operation.

He was said to be attending a funeral when policemen and vigilantes acting on a tip stormed the area.

But on sighting security operatives, Bobisky opened fire leading to a gun battle which, on the spot, claimed the life of his younger brother said to be his driver.

Recall that Governor Nyesom Wike had earlier placed a N30 million bounty on Bobisky’s head, saying he will reward any member of the public who can provide useful information that will lead to the arrest of the criminal.

Bobisky’s arrest was said to have sparked jubilation at the command headquarters in Port Harcourt on Saturday.

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command received a thumb up from residents of Ogoni area of the State for bringing the reign of terror, which has become a hot bed for criminal activities

The injured notorious criminal was paraded at the headquarters of the Command on Mosco Road, Port Harcourt, according to The Punch.

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He later died immediately after sustaining multiple gunshot injuries and machete wounds during the crossfire.

Addressing journalists, the state police Commissioner, Joseph Mukan, said, “He was arrested through credible information at Korokoro Community in Tai LGA where he was hibernating with his gang of killers.

“On sighting the police, they engaged us and in a return fire, his driver was fatally wounded, while he was arrested alive.

He (Bobisky) later died on the spot of multiple gunshot injuries and machete wounds sustained during the crossfire.

Addressing journalists, the state police commissioner, Joseph Mukan, said, “He was arrested through credible information at Korokoro Community in Tai LGA where he was hibernating with his gang of killers.

“On sighting the police, they engaged us and in a return fire, his driver was fatally wounded, while he was arrested alive”, he said.

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