• Soldiers allegedly detain Tompolo’s mother, ransack father’s house

    Soldiers allegedly detain Tompolo’s mother, ransack father’s house

    Soldiers yesterday stormed Kurutie, Warri South West Council, Delta State in search of the wanted former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Chief Government Ekpomupolo, alias Tompolo, and members of the Niger Delta Avengers.

    It was learnt that the soldiers didn’t meet 72-year old Thomas Ekpemupolo, the ex-MEND leader’s father at home, but met Tompolo’s aged mother, Ewo Ekpemupolo.

    Eyewitness report said the soldiers allegedly detained his mother briefly in a gunboat where she was questioned […]