Policemen attached to the Delta State Police Command has arrested some kidnappers and armed robbers during which dangerous weapons were recovered.
A press statement signed by the State Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe revealed that the suspects were arrested on Jan. 23 at about 9:30pm.
“A kidnapped victim (name withheld) of Uvwiana Road, Agbarha reported that he was kidnapped along Esiso Street Agbarho.
“The victim further stated that in the process of transferring him to another vehicle, he escaped from his abductors.
“Consequently, on the 23/01/2022 at about 0930hrs, the victim spotted one of the hoodlums and he immediately alerted the DPO Agbarho Division CSP Samuel Ogwa who swiftly mobilized and led Police operatives to the area where the suspect named Godstime Rufus “M” age 22yrs of Esiso street Agbarho was arrested.
“Upon further interrogation and investigation, the suspect led operatives to their hideout where two other suspects namely, Stanley Efeme “M” age 21yrs of NEPA Line and Davidson Esiso “M” age 35yrs of no. 25 Osah Street Agbarho were arrested and they were all identified by the victim.” the statement read.
In a related development, in the year 2021, March 5th to be precise, a case of armed robbery was reported at Oleh Division that one man (name withheld) age 33years was shot and his Qlink Motorcycle was snatched from him by suspected armed robbers between Olomoro and Ehwne Communities in Isoko South LGA.
DSP Bright Edafe said in the statement that investigation was then initiated and the victim was taken to Olomro General Hospital where he was treated and discharged.
“Unluckily for them, on 23/01/2022 the victim spotted one of the hoodlums around Sagbama, Bayelsa State and he immediately alerted the Command.
“The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, psc(+) directed that operatives from Oleh Division proceed to Bayelsa State for a discreet investigation with a view to arresting the suspects.
“Upon an intelligence led investigation, one George Akporie ‘m’ age 25yrs, Prosper Asaeta ‘m’ age 29yrs and Eziekel Stephen ‘m’ age 23yrs all of Igbide Community, Oleh were arrested at Sagbama in Bayelsa State. One locally made gun was recovered from the suspects and they will be charged to court upon completion of investigation.” he said.