ELECTION VIOLENCE: DSS ARRAIGNS KILLERS OF ITS OPERATIVE IN PORT HARCOURT

The Department of State Security has arraigned four persons who allegedly murdered one of its operative,Garricks Jonathan Oyaghiri a day before the March 19th rerun elections in Rivers state.

Garricks was allegedly murdered by the four suspects and others at large who ambushed a Joint Task Force team he was part of at Obagi community of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni LGA of Rivers state while they were on election security duties. Garricks, a DSS young operative  from Abua-Odual LGA of Rivers state whose wife is heavily pregnant was butchered with machetes after he short by the assailants.

The Chief Magistrate of the Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt, Andrew Jaja has ordered that the four suspects be remanded in prison custody pending the advice from the Department of Public prosecution. The case hase been adjourned to the 24th of July for mention.

 

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