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“I Can Never Contribute To Evil,” Says Chief Blamed For Sapele Cult Killings



"I Can Never Contribute To Evil," Says Chief Blamed For Sapele Cult Killings

By Daniel Dafe

Chief Joseph Ologbo, has denied any involvement in cult related activities in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.

Recall that the Delta State Police Command in a statement alleged that Ologbo is a cult kingpin and financier of Aro Bagger cult group in the said community.

Making the pronouncement in a statement signed by Delta State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, the police said sequel to the Cult clashes in Sapele, Oghara and some other parts of Delta State, the Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Ari Muhammed Ali deployed tactical teams to Sapele LGA to restore sanity in the affected areas.

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“Consequently, on the 23/01/2023 at about 2000hrs, acting on credible intelligence on an alleged sponsor of Aro bagger cult group and also an active member of the group, a combined team of the Command Special Anti-Cult Unit (SACU), operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) and men of Operation Delta Hawk, stormed a Hotel, trailed and arrested one Chief Joseph Ologbo of Otor Community in Sapele LGA.

“He is an alleged renowned suspected financer and member of Aro Bagger cult group. When search was extended to his fully tinted Toyota Tundra Van, one unlicensed pump action gun, two live cartridges, one expended cartridge, and an Aro Bagger cult regalia were recovered.

“The suspect has made useful statement and will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation,” the statement confirmed.

By on Thursday, Chief Ologbo took to his Facebook page to speak on the matter.

He added: “Those that truly know me, know I can never contribute to evil.

“I just thank God that the plan of the people that set me up was to kill me but their plan was shattered that night.

“So many young men have been killed like that and labeled all kind of names and were not alive to defend themselves.

“I thank God for protecting me.

*I grew up in SAPELE. I was born in SAPELE. I am an indigene of SAPELE.”

Trying to emphasize his innocence, he said: “If I have ever contributed 1 Nira to the killings in SAPELE, may it not be well with me; but if I have not, may the people that set me up see karma.”


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