The Otukpo Community Volunteer Guards (Asa Beat), on Monday, September 13th, 2021, raided the hideout of a suspected notorious criminal and recovered huge items worth millions of Naira from his residence at Ole’ena village, ASA; behind NTA office, Otukpo local government area of Benue State.

The suspect, Mr. Moses Godwin, in the company of his elder brother, Mr. Michael Godwin, who has been terrorising residents of Otukpo and its environs, specialise in breaking into people’s homes and robbing them of their belongings. Luck however ran out of them when the team of the Asa Beat led by the commander Comrade, Uloko George launched a manhunt for the kingpin, after a tip-off, only to discover the uncompleted building which the suspects uses as a warehouse for their stolen items.

The suspect is said to have fled his home before the arrival of the security. His wife, Mrs. Queen Godwin, said she saw her husband last on Sunday evening, after a meeting with his friends at his residence.

Mr. Michael Godwin, the kingpin’s elder brother and his sister were arrested and handed over to the Nigerian Police, Otukpo Division.

Reacting to the development, the Executive Chairman of Otukpo Local Government, Hon. George Alli, gave Kudos to the Otukpo Community Volunteer Guards (Asa Beat) and the Police for the success of the raid.

Alli urged residents of Otukpo Local Government to go about their businesses without fear and to report any suspicious movement around their environment to security agencies

Items recovered from the kingpin’ hideout includes goats, wheelbarrows, bicycles, generator sets, plasma televisions in large numbers, motorcycles, street lights, solar panels and inverters, furniture, mattresses, pots and other kitchen utensils, foreign doors, GEE-PEE tanks and drums, industrial fans, home tiles in cartons, foreign cabinets and room dividers, jacko sprayer, DVDs and Home theatre sets, brand new ceiling fans, copper wiring wires, plasma television sets, laptop computers and other items too numerous to mention.

According to the Council Boss, once the investigation is concluded, a date will be announced for members of the public to come and identify their missing items with proof of ownership.

Vigilantes raid criminal hideout
Vigilantes raid criminal hideout

kemi korede celebrate first daughter birthday

Nollywood actress Kemi Korede has expressed her undying love for her first daughter, Temidara on her 13th birthday today, September 14, 2021.

The proud mum always has reasons to celebrate her children. It was earlier reported that she was overwhelmed with joy when her son began secondary school yesterday. Today is her daughter’s birthday.

Celebrating her daughter, she said she received several kicks from her tiny legs in her tummy 13 years ago, and she is glad she was her womb opener.

Crawling into teenagehood, the mother of three showered prayers on her daughter on her special day.

She wrote:

My joy knows no bound.This time 13 years ago I was receiving kicks here & there…