Delta State Police Command Arrests Armed Robbers, Cultists, Recover Ammunition

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Hyacinth Chinweuba

Policemen attached to the Delta State Police Command have arrested suspected armed robbers and cultists with various types of weapons and ammunition.

A statement signed by DSP Bright Edafe, the state Police Commands Spokesperson read that the suspects were arrested during a stop and search duty.

“On 2/6/2022 at about 1530hrs, Operatives attached to the Command’s Safe Delta Tactical Squad deployed to head-bridge the boundary between Delta State and Anambra State, while on stop and search duty at the head-bridge, intercepted one Innocent Uboh ‘m’ a native of Ogume in Ndokwa West L.G.A, Delta State, driving a Toyota Hiace bus with reg. no FGG 645 ZV, the driver was the only occupant of the vehicle.

“He was subjected to search and upon searching the vehicle, one thousand, one hundred and twenty-four (1124) rounds of live cartridges, twenty (20) bottles of codeine, and other illicit drugs were recovered. Suspect claimed that the cartridges belonged to a man named Monday Adibeli ‘m’ 61yrs in Ogume. On the strength of this information, Operatives were deployed to Ogume where the alleged owner if the cartridges was arrested. Investigation is ongoing.

“On 01/06/2022, at about 1430hrs, Crack Surveillance Operatives raided a criminal hideout at Okwagbe Community in Isoko North LGA, Delta State. During the raid, three suspects namely; Alex Johnholt ‘m’ age 32yrs, Abe Ujiro ‘f’ age 25yrs, Omoro Joy ‘f’ age 26yrs were arrested, One hundred and five {105} wraps of SK weeds, six {6} wraps of loud, sixteen {16} wraps of substance suspected to be cocaine, four {4} wraps of Indian hemp, four {4} litres of monkey tail, sixty {60} packs of razlers, one Indian hemp grinding device were recovered from them.

“Suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.

“On 1/6/2022, at about 1130hrs, Police Operatives attached to Bomadi Divisional Patrol team while on routine stop and search duty along Bomadi/Oboro road, intercepted a motorcycle rider carrying three passengers.

“The team subjected them to a search during which one English Pistol was recovered from one of the passengers named Destiny Ebibo ‘m’ age 22yrs of Oboro Community but stays in Abraka.

“One red beret suspected to be of the Icelanders confraternity was also recovered from the other suspect named George Terrence ‘m’ age 22yrs of Okpokunou Community, they have been taken into custody and investigation is ongoing.” he said.

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