Delta Police Arrests Suspected Armed Robber, Recovers Local Pistol, Cartridges

Delta Police Arrests Suspected Armed Robber, Recovers Local Pistol, Cartridges

From Monday Ochuko – Asaba

Delta State Police Command says, on 05/02/2024 while men of Dragon Patrol were conducting stop and search along Kwale – Ogwashi-Uku Expressway, they intercepted a commercial Sienna Bus conveying passengers from Ughelli to Asaba.
The team subjected the passengers to a random search, during which one locally fabricated Pistol and two live cartridges were recovered from one Fedelis Akpos aged 23 years, a resident of Ewhu Community Ughelli South L.G.A.
The suspect concealed the gun and cartridges inside a polythene bag containing smoked fish to serve as a decoy, but the professionally trained Policemen uncovered the exhibit despite his antics. Suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

The suspect arrested by Delta Police

In another development, on 7/2/2024 operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) while conducting stop and search at Head-Bridge Asaba, flagged down a Toyota Hiace bus for a routine check. During the search, three cartons containing one hundred (100) bottles of CSC Codeine and four hundred (400) sachets of 250mg of Tramadol, and some other suspected hard drugs were recovered from the trio of Lucky Emmanuel of Ughelli aged 40yrs, and Enunwuune Snu aged 46yrs, and Jacob Efedeye aged 32yrs. Suspects are in custody and investigation is ongoing.

The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi expressed his sincere appreciation to the officers for carrying out their duties diligently and outsmarting these suspects. He reiterates that under his watch, the command will do all it takes within the ambit of the law to ensure that a safer environment for all Deltans, residents and non-residents is achieved.

He further urged the law abiding public to always report any criminal activities to the nearest police station or call the Command Control Room: (08036684974; 08125958005; 09053872287). Alternatively, anonymous tip-off can be relayed via the PPRO Office: (09155570007; 09155570008) with confidence that the command will act swiftly and treat their identities with utmost confidentiality.

Spokesman of the Command, DSP.Bright Edafe.confurned the story

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