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OZUBULU MASSACRE: Finally, police reveal masterminds as 2 Nigerian prisoners in South Africa

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The Devil In The Temple!

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Garba Umar, Wednesday revealed the identities of two suspects behind the invasion and killing of eighteen worshipers at St. Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu.

According to the police boss, the suspects are Prince Charles Obi, a.k.a Gozila, and Dickson Nwodi, both of whom he said were serving murder sentences in South African prisons.

Umar disclosed this during a press briefing at Amawbia near Awka.

He said Obi and Nwodi, who hailed from Nnobi and Oba communities of Anambra, had directed one Quintus Anayo, also based in South Africa, to inform Ozubulu elders that they were behind the invasion.

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The commissioner said that the Anayo’s account was consistent with police investigation into the matter.

He said that already police had established contact with Interpol on the need to extradite the suspects from South Africa to Nigeria.

Umar said that police in the state were already intensifying arrangements to arraign the three suspects earlier arrested in connection with the killings within the week.

He then thanked the public for providing vital information to which led to successes already recorded by police in the investigations.

Police and the state government had blamed the invasion and killings on a raging drug war.

Eighteen persons were killed by gunmen while ten others were injured during early morning Sunday mass at the Church on August 6.

 

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