Arrested militant who had killed British missionary killed as he tried to escape

The Operation Delta Safe (ODS) of Joint Task Force (JTF) , on Friday confirmed that a militant leader in its custody, Oyawerikumor Peregbabofa, popularly known in the creeks of the Niger Delta as
Karaowei, was later killed in an ambush.

The militant who masterminded the kidnapping and murder of a British missionary, 56-year-old Ian Squire in Enekorogha, Delta state was arrested at the early hours of Thursday in Ogbobagbene.

It was gathered that gang members of the militant warlord ambushed the JTF operatives after his arrest and exchanged of gunfire which let the arrested gang leader to make an attempt to escape, he was shot and instantly killed by operatives of “Operation Delta Safe.”

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