The Delta State Police Command, dragon Patrol teams on stop and search duty along Warri/Sapele road, intercepted a black GLK mercedes Benz SUV with registration number BEN-734-EZ conveying two male occupants for a routine search.
A statement signed by the Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe to hybridnewsng.com, reads that when a search was conducted on the car and the passengers, one Barreta pistol, one locally made revolver pistol were recovered and the two suspects, one Joshua Oweke ‘m’, aged 35yrs of Gbulebu community in Edo State and Nicolas Binakeye ‘m’ aged 25yrs of first road Akenfa in Bayelsa State were arrested. Exhibits in custody and investigation is ongoing.
“On the 6/12/2022, an intelligence report revealed that a syndicate who unlawfully deals on sales of cartridges to cultists and armed robbers were hibernating in Boboroku community in Jesse where they carry out their nefarious activities”
“Acting on this report, the Commissioner of Police Delta State Command, CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, psc+, directed the Command’s raiders squad to carry out a sting operation on the said hideout”
In Compliance with this directives, the Commander Raider’s squad detailed operatives who stormed the hideout at Boboroku Jesse Ethiope-West LGA, and arrested one Victoria Willams ‘f’ and two (2) others all from Boboroku community in Jesse and one hundred and thirty (130) live cartridges were recovered.
According to the PPRO, investigation is ongoing, as on the 6/12/2022, at about 2230hrs, operatives of Eagle-net Special Squad deployed to Ughelli for the purpose of visibility policing and to complement the efforts of the Divisions in the area, received a distress call from a victim (Name withheld) on the said date, that his Lexus Saloon car with reg no. JRT670X Ash colour was snatched at gun point by three armed hoodlums and were heading towards Ughelli axis.
The operatives immediately swung into action, trailed the hoodlums and their unrelenting effort paid off when the suspects on noticing that the operatives were closing in on them, abandoned the car and escaped into the bush at Ewu near Otu-Jeremi, Ughelli South LGA. The vehicle was recovered while manhunt for the fleeing suspect is ongoing.