The Commissioner of Police Delta state CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, PSC+ in his effort to bring crime to minimum level in the state has mandated DPOs to embark on continuous Raiding of criminal hide out in a bid to nip crime in the bud and ensure that all Deltans sleep with their two eyes closed, intensive stop and search, Intelligence gathering, and cultivation of informant are vital in this regards.
The commissioner of police urge members of the public to continue to support the command like they have been doing by giving useful information to the police that will help in policing the state, and the police in return will ensure that they are protected. DPOs also have key into the desire of the commissioner of police, they have been on their toes while carrying out these directive to the latter.
According to the spokesperson “information was received by the DPO Oghara Division CSP Jimoh Hassan that one Solomon Otomierewo ‘male’ of Ibori road Oghara and his girlfriend one Rukewe Urhiephroune ‘female’ were kidnapped while returning to their house, by four (4) armed men who blocked his unregistered Mercedes GLK and took them to a bush along koko road”
“On receipt of the information, the DPO swiftly mobilized patrol teams, vigilantes and anti cults to the bush where information has it that the kidnappers took the victims to”
The kidnappers on sighting the headlights of the police patrol vehicles, all ran to different direction abandoning the victims, the police were able to rescue the victims unhurt.
“Meanwhile the victims’ Mercedes benz GLK through technical intelligence was later traced to oviore near Isiokolo in Ethiope East LGA where with the assistance of the military, two of the suspected kidnappers one Oghenetewhe ‘male’ surname unknown and Gift ‘m’ surname unknown have been arrested and the vehicle recovered from them. Investigation is ongoing and manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang is on top gear.
Similarly, some hoodlums suspected to be kidnappers were operating along Ogor-Ivwreni road. The Divisional police officer ‘A’ Division Ughelli mobilized and led patrol teams to the scene, rescued one Ovwenu Augustine ‘male’ and Victor Orogunu ‘male’ who sustained gunshot injuries on his right leg, the police rushed them to the Hospital for treatment.
The exhibits recovered from the scene are one (1) corolla ash in colour with Reg. No. GBJ 73 FD Delta, one (1) Hyundai black in colour Reg. No. WWR 180 PR Delta and one (1) Benz 200E white in colour with Reg. No. CL 193 ABJ Abuja. Investigation is ongoing, and members of the public are urged not to keep quiet when there is any suspicious movement in their area, as a timely information to the police can lead to the arrest of these hoodlums.