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Delta State Police Command Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers/Kidnapping Syndicate And Recovery Arms, Cash



Delta State Police Command Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers/Kidnapping Syndicate And Recovery Arms, Cash

…Arrest Armed Suspect Who Robs Victims With Dummy Gun


Proactive policing is key in crime prevention, that is why the Delta State Commissioner of Police CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, Psc+ has continued to press it on DPO’S and tactical commanders that they must key into this system of policing, intensive stop and search, regular patrols and raiding of black spots.

1.On the 14/6/2021 at about 1130hrs, Eagle-Net Special Squad, while on routine patrol/stop and search duty along Ughelli-Warri express way intercepted a Toyota Picnic car navy blue in colour with Reg. No. AAA 464 YA with six (6) male occupants, the countenance of some the passengers crave suspicion hence they were all asked to come down for search. While at the process of searching, three (3) locally made pistols, two (2) handsets, one (1) mobile phone, power bank and the cash sum of three hundred and sixteen thousand six hundred and forty naira only (N316, 640.00) were recovered in possession of two among the occupants. The two suspects, One Kelvin Godstime ‘m’ age 20yrs of Upper Afisere in Ughelli North LGA and Samson Ekutu ‘m’ age 23yrs of Ugbogeme of Udu LGA were arrested. Investigation is ongoing.

2.On the 13/6/2021 at about 2310hrs, The Divisional Police Officer Okpanam Division in a response to a distressed call received that an armed robber entered into the house of the distressed caller (name withheld) armed with a gun forcing victims that does not have cash to transfer money to his account, The DPO swiftly deployed patrol teams to the area. The patrol teams on getting to the scene cordoned the area, and arrested the suspect one Emmanuel Peace ‘m’ about 18yrs old with a DUMMY WOODEN GUN. The suspect had already successfully forced an aged couple to transfer the sum of six hundred thousand Naira (N600, 000) to an account number owned by one Anwanga Abasi Nathaniel Udo. Other exhibit recovered from the suspect includes two (2) knives and one (1) torchlight. Investigation is ongoing.


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