Delta State Police Command says on 8/11/2021 it arrested one Ayuba Adavo based on the strength of a case reported by a 25year old lady of Sapele Warri road (name withheld) who reported that on same date at about 2000hrs while she was along Amagiya road Sapele, suddenly the suspect who is 34yrs blocked her way and dragged her to his room. Threatened to shoot her with a locally made cut to size gun and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
That the suspect thereafter slept off because he was heavily drunk. The Victim on noticing that the suspect was fast asleep sneaked out and ran to Sapele division where she reported the case. Consequently, patrol team/detectives were drafted to the scene. The suspect was promptly arrested, one locally cut to size gun with one live cartridge was recovered from him. The investigation is ongoing.
In another development, spokesman of the command DSP Bright Edafe said, on 7/11/21 a Patrol team attached to Sapele Division while on operation show of force saw a Toyota Camry spider car with reg NO. GRA 291 RL was driven in a suspicious manner, the patrol on the convoy went after the said vehicle and chased them to the Olympia area. The hoodlums on noticing that the police were chasing them opened fire on the teams which were replied by the police. The hoodlums who could not withstand the firepower of the police abandoned the said vehicle and flee into the bush. Upon searching the vehicle, one locally made double barrel pistol and five live cartridges were recovered. The investigation has commenced and efforts are on top gear towards arresting the fleeing hoodlums.
Edafe said, also on 07/11/2021 a Police patrol team from Agbarho division while on township patrol sighted a grey colour Lexus 330 Jeep with Reg. No. KWL 841 BM, the Driver on noticing the police reversed and sped off. The team trailed the escaping Lexus Jeep to Sobotie Street Agbarho where the suspected vehicle fell into a ditch. The suspects quickly disembarked from the vehicle and ran into a nearby bush. One Mudia Efe ‘m’ of Abraka was rescued and he said that the hoodlums kidnapped him from Abraka and the Vehicle which belong to the victim was recovered. Manhunt for the fleeing suspects is ongoing.