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REVEALED | 2 Top Nigerian Men In Prison Masterminded The Ozubulu Killings

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Garba Umar, on Wednesday, unmasked two suspects in the deadly the invasion and killing of 18 worshipers at St. Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu.

The names of the top men allegedly behind the killings are;
Prince Charles Obi (aka Gozila) and Dickson Nwodi. According to the police, both men are currently serving jail terms for murder in South African prisons.

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

Recall that 18 persons were killed by 'gunmen' while 10 others were injured while they were attending early morning Sunday mass at the Church on August 6.

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

The commissioner said details on Anayo was in line with the investigation of police 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.

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

CP Umar thanked the public for the information to which he attributed the successes already recorded by police in the investigations.

NAN reports that Police and Anambra govt. had blamed the invasion and killings on drug war.

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