Mba Joe popularly known as S.K,who is a notorious cultist from Eleme in Rivers state has been killed. He was shot together with his accomplices during a joint operation by security agencies.
Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Zaki Ahmed confirmed that Mba Joe was killed alongside others known as Teetito Frank, also known as Obele and Teetito Godwin known as Coachy Boy Gift Paul.
Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Investigation Department, DCP Vwami Felix said the wanted criminals were killed in a joint operation in Okigwe, Imo State. He said that the criminals were traced to their hideouts at Fine Real Capitol Hotel, Okigwe road, Owerri North Local Government area.
He added that: “Mba Joe is a dreaded cultist in Rivers State. He belongs to the notorious Deygbam cult group and has led his gang to unleash untold mayhem on the people of the state. He was one of the dreaded cultists declared wanted by the State government.
“Our intels revealed that they had relocated from Port Harcourt to a hotel in Owerri. Security agents traced them to the hotel and surrounded the place.
“In a daring bid to escape, they opened fire on the security agents. They were overpowered and here they are.”
He also revealed that Mba Joe and his group were involved in the murder of one Reverend Lawrence Eleru and Peter Okoro of Ebubu community. It was reported that they kidnapped and killed them after collecting ransom.
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