Another vigilante leader killed in Rivers community

A leader of a local vigilante group in Okprowo village in Ogbakiri community, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State has been killed alongside his younger brother.

The vigilante leader identified as Ike, also known as Sanni, and his younger brother were allegedly killed by aggrieved vigilante members in his community.

A source from the community said the killing of Sanni and his younger brother was in connection “with a disagreement with his members” which has been ongoing for a while.

Our correspondent gathered that a new person has assumed office as the new leader of the local vigilante in the community.

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the killing in Okprowo community.

The spokesman of the command, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident said, “investigation into the incident has commenced”, assuring that the pepertrators will be arrested.

The killing comes barely 24 hours after another member of a local vigilante group in the same local government area was killed in a reprisal attack.

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