From Monday Ochuko, Asaba
Delta State police command said, it has arrested suspected drugs dealers and armed robbers. And in the process recovers cocaine, arms and ammunition.
It said on 26/4/2022 the Command’s Crack Squad while acting on information, raided a suspected criminal hideout at Azugwu street, Umuonicha quarters in Ogwuash-Uku, and arrested three suspects namely; Izuagbe Theophilus age 20yrs, Okofu Henry age 22yrs, and Confidence Ugochukwu age 19yrs.
In a statement by the spokesman of the command DSP Bright Edafe, exhibits were recovered from them. They includes; 147 wraps of dry weeds suspected to be loud, forty-seven wraps of substances suspected to be cocaine, seven wraps of Colorado, and forty-four (44) wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp. He said the suspects are in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
According to Edafe, on 26/04/2022 operatives attached to safer highway patrol, deployed along Benin-Sapele road in Sapele, while conducting stop and search, intercepted a Toyota Camry car with reg no. APP 134 UP driven by one Osasere Megegbe ‘m’ age 45, in company of one Edosa Monday ‘m’ aged 35, both of no 12 Emah Community road, Ekiadolor Benin City. During the search, one cut-to-size double barrel gun was found concealed inside the engine compartment. The suspects were promptly arrested, the gun and vehicle recovered to the station. Upon further investigation and interrogation, two additional long single barrel guns shrouded under the back seat of the vehicle were also recovered. Suspects are in custody and will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation.