From Monday Ochuko – Asaba
Delta State police command says, on Saturday 16/09/2022 while men of Isselu-Uku Police Division patrol team were on routine stop and search duty, along boundary between Onicha-Ugbo and Idumuje-Ugboko, they intercepted unregistered Qlink motorcycle conveying two male passengers.
They were subjected to a search during which one locally made pistol, two live cartridges, one dagger, and some charms were recovered from them.
Spokesman of the Command, DSP Bright Edafe who confirmed the story to The SUPREME today 18th September 2023, said, the two suspects are in custody and investigation is ongoing.
Edafe said, in another development, a reported clash of two rival cult groups in Oghara community, Ethiope West LGA, where some persons were murdered, the Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Wale Abass deployed tactical teams to Oghara to complement the effort of the DPO to restore sanity in the area.
According to Edafe, on 15/09/2023, , Raider’s operatives in a combined effort with Raiders volunteers raided a black spot in Oghara and arrested one Gideon Emu Oboni aged 23 years of Oghara.
The suspect he said, during interrogation stated that he is a member of Black Axe Confraternity and he led the operatives to the premises of other members of his gang where three suspects namely; Jerry Omonode aged 27yrs, Wisdom Simeon aged 27yrs, Patrick Friday aged 22yrs, Blessing Ovuakpoya aged 23yrs, Emonena Vincent aged 24yrs, Eseverere Nelson aged 28yrs and Abel Onos aged 24yrs all of back of Ibori road Ogharafe were arrested. The following items were recovered; two cut-to-size locally made guns, twelve live cartridges, two battle axes, two NBM berets, two calabash and cult regalia.
CP Wale Abass while commending the officers, also advised members of the public to be wary of motorcycle riders conveying two or three male occupants as some of them operate in the guise of being okada riders and rob innocent persons of their belongings.
He noted that they could be dangerous, however, the command will do all it can to nip in the bud before they could carry out their nefarious activities.
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