Nigerian army confirms killing of Kidnap kinpin, Don Waney
The 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt has confirmed the killing of the notorious cult leader, kidnap kingpin and mass murderer Don Waney.
The troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army had in the early hours of Monday, November 20 2017, acting on credible information from some patriotic members of the public raided the evil Don Waney enclave in Omoku, ONELGA Rivers State, where shocking discoveries of assorted weapons, dynamites, bags of suspected cannabis, full military camouflage uniforms, military boots, military communication radios, 10 human skulls and human bones were discovered.
Also, in continuation of the operation on Tuesday, November 21 2017, the troops also exhumed decomposing bodies of some of his victims in his shrine in the glaring eyes of journalists, who were invited to witness first hand.
Recalled that Don Waney masterminded the New Year day mayhem in Omoku in where he led his notorious gang of criminals to murder 23 citizens of Omoku while they were returning from Cross Over Service at about 1:30am on Monday, January 1, 2018.
Intense surveillance activities on him and his gang by the Department of State Services (DSS) Rivers State Command revealed that after committing these atrocities he relocated to a neighbourhood within Enugu Town in Enugu State, where he rented an apartment and started living among unsuspecting neighbours within the community.
While in Enugu, Don Waney was already perfecting plans to wreck more havoc in Omoku by attacking churches, schools, Army and Police formations and the people of Omoku.
However, before he and his gang could carry out their plans, the DSS Rivers State Command, a combined team of troops of 82 Division Nigerian Army Enugu and personnel of DSS Rivers State Command stormed the hideout to arrest him and his other accomplices.
When the combine team were closing in on his Enugu residence, Don Waney, his Second- in- Command (Ikechukwu Adiele) and another gang member (Lucky Ode) attempted to escape through the back exit of the apartment and were shot by troops in the process.
One of the suspects died on the spot while the other two, who sustained gunshot wounds eventually died while being evacuated for medical attention.
The remains of Don Waney and his cohorts were brought back to Port Harcourt Rivers State by the combine team and handed over to the Rivers State Police Command for further action.