Delta State Police Command says, it’s Safer-Highway teams stationed between Delta/Edo boundary along Sapele Benin road while on stop and search duty intercepted a white colour Nissan Maxima Reg. No. JJJ 494 ES. It said, the vehicle was flagged down for search. Upon searching the vehicle one AK47 rifle with breach No. 7165 with nine rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition was discovered. The suspect one Davison Edehede 34yrs of Ugbor road Ukpaka area of Warri was arrested. The investigation is ongoing.
In a related development, the spokesman of the Command, DSP Bright Edafe said, in a statement that, on August 23rd at about 0700hrs, acting on a credible information received that a cultist had been trailing one man (name withheld). Delta state police command Raider operatives were detailed to investigate the information and unravel the person behind the threat. They went on an intelligence led investigation which led to the arrest of one Ifeanyi Ajudia ‘m’ at Ibusa. search warrant was executed in the house and premise of the suspect where one locally fabricated berretta pistol without magazine was recovered. The investigation is ongoing.