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Delta State Police Command Arrests Suspected Armed Robbers, Recover Drugs

ByHybrid News

Apr 29, 2022

The Delta State Police Command has arrested suspected armed robbers and recovered guns and items suspected to be illicit drugs.

A statement signed by the Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe reveals that the suspects were arrested following a tip-off information.

“On 26/4/2022 at about 1740hrs, the Command’s Crack Squad while acting on information, raided a suspected criminal hideout at Azugwu street, Umuonicha quarters in Ogwuash-Uku, and arrested three suspects namely; Izuagbe Theophilus ‘m’ age 20yrs, Okofu Henry ‘m’ age 22yrs, and Confidence Ugochukwu ‘f’ age 19yrs.

“Exhibit recovered from them includes; One hundred and forty-seven (147) wraps of dry weeds suspected to be loud, forty-seven (47) wraps of substances suspected to be cocaine, seven (7) wraps of Colorado, and forty-four (44) wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.

“Suspects are in custody and investigation is ongoing.

“On 26/04/2022 at about 6pm, operatives attached to safer highway patrol, deployed along Benin-Sapele road in Sapele, while conducting stop and search, intercepted a Toyota Camry car with reg no. APP 134 UP driven by one Osasere Megegbe ‘m’ age 45.

“He was in company of one Edosa Monday ‘m’ aged 35, both of no 12 Emah Community road, Ekiadolor Benin City. During the search, one cut-to-size double barrel gun was found concealed inside the engine compartment.

“The suspects were promptly arrested, the gun and vehicle recovered to the station. Upon further investigation and interrogation, two additional long single barrel guns shrouded under the back sit of the vehicle were also recovered.

“Suspects are in custody and will be charged to court upon completion of investigation.” he said.

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