Reason behind killing of worshippers on cross over night in Rivers state - kidnap kingpin confesses

A 32-year-old kidnap kingpin, named Desmond Okotubo, who was part of the perpetrators of Omoku Rivers State cross over night massive killing of worshippers has confessed the reason behind the brutal attack.

The suspect, Desmond Okotubo, who was paraded at force Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, is a father of three and hails from Egbenma in Unelga Local Government Area of Rivers State.

He told newsmen in Abuja that, “the arrest and humiliation of the mother of Don Waney, coupled with the destruction of Waney’s mansions was the main reason for the New Year attack in Omoku.”

He also revealed, “that the plan to invade Omoku was hatched in Owerri, Imo State,” adding that Omoku vigilante group members were their original targets and not church worshippers.

Okotubo further explained that their decision to vent their anger on the worshippers came when they could not track down the vigilante group members.

He said Vigilante members were instrumental to the arrest of Don Waney’s mother and tracing of his mansions for destruction by government.