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Bayelsa police comb creeks for Tompolo

15 February 2016, 06:56

Abuja - Police in Bayelsa State have been ordered to carry out the arrest of ex-militant Government Ekpemupolo, commonly known as Tompolo, in accordance with a Federal High Court order, Punch reports.

Bisi Kolawole, PR Officer for the Force, confirmed the development, saying that the officers would do anything possible to find the ex-militant, who is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Also read: Tompolo is officially wanted - EFCC

Tompolo's order of arrest follows his failure to appear in court over 40 counts of alleged fraud amounting to N45.9 billion.

Kolawole has since stated that the police would not be collaborating with security agencies to affect the arrest, stating that his men were up to the task and would achieve their objective.

Read more at Punch

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