27-year-old Victor Frank aka ‘Akpan Prophet’ was among the suspects paraded by the Akwa Ibom State police Command on Monday for committing various crimes, ranging from murder, armed robbery to rape.
Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters, Ikot-Akpanabia, the commissioner of police, CP Musa Kimo told newsmen that Victor Frank, leader of Iceland cult invaded the residence of his victim (name withheld), whisked the woman away and had a carnal knowledge of her.
He maintained that the suspect after committing the unlawful act subsequently brought out human skull and compelled the woman who is also pregnant to take an oath of secrecy that she would never disclose the incident to her husband.
The husband, having gotten wind of the rape incident reported the matter to the police division which led to the arrest of the suspect.
The suspect, in interaction with journalists, confessed to the crime, saying that the woman was his girlfriend before she got married.
Meanwhile four human skulls were recovered from him.
Also arraigned was four members of a robbery syndicate, who arrived Uyo from Aba on Sunday with the intention of robbing banking layout at UdoUdoma in Uyo. The suspects included: Victor Onyekelu male, 32, Ifeanyi Nwangele male 33, Christian Ogbeh male, Ezenwa Chibuzor male 35.
The Commissioner said, “The arrest was made after a tip-off from members of the public and with our crack team of detectives in the streets, we were able to round them up at about 4:30am at their hideout.
“Two double barrel guns loaded with cartridges were recovered from them.”
The leader of the gang, Victor Onyekelu who denied being a criminal said he bought the guns from his friend in order to use it for security work which he came to look for in Akwa Ibom state.
Kimo further paraded two Tricycle (keke) operators, Donald John and Blessing Christopher who have been terrorizing the residents of Atiku Abubakar and dispossesing the unsuspecting passengers of their belongings, especially ladies.
But one of the suspects, Donald John, said, “I am not a keke snatcher, I am just a 419 man (fraudster), I have stayed in the prison for four years and when I came out I decided not to go into robbery again but to do 419 because my mother is in the mortuary and I need money to bury her.
“I was at Atiku Abubakar Way inside my friend’s keke looking for passengers when the members of FSARS intercepted us and arrested us,” he said.