A 24-year-old man,Babayo Ali, is now in police
custody for leading a gang of robbers to rob
his elder brother of the sum ofN2.3 million.
Ali had conspired with three others, Nnamdi
Ugwuona, Felix Igbeona and Babatunde
Adebayo, to the house of his blood
brother,Ahmed Ali, and dispossessed him of
the sum and other valuables. The incident
occurred in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
According to the state Public Relations Officer,
(PPRO), DSP Celetina Kalu,the suspects robbed
the victim opposite the defunct Textile Mill in
Asaba before escaping to their hideout.
Based on the incident, detectives swung into
action and arrested the suspects.
“The architect of the crime and the insider that
provided the information on the stolen money
who is the victim’s blood brother, is now in
Kalu added that the suspects had confessed to
the crime and fingered one Dumebi
Onwuegbuzia, who allegedly provided the
locally made cut-to-size gun used during the
“However, the said Dumebi, who was paid
N30,000 after the robbery, has been on our
wanted list and was arrested by operatives of
the State Anti-Robbery Squad in Asaba.”
The PPRO said that further investigations later
revealed that Dumebi runs a Vikings
confraternity and has initiated many boys into
the dreaded cult group within Asaba
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