A gang of 4 suspected cultists and armed robbers have been arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command with three cut-to-size single barrels weapons with eighteen cartridges, and a Lexus automobile with Reg. No. YAB 750 BP recovered from them.
The performing Police Public Relations Officer for the State Command, DSP Vivid Edafe informed PUNCH Metro that the arrest adopted a misery name from a sufferer.
In line with the PPRO, the police, on 18/8/2021 at about 08:25hrs, acquired a misery name that hoodlums had been working at MTN Street by Pipeline, Sapele in Sapele Native Authorities Space of the State.
Based mostly on the knowledge, the DPO Sapele Division led a crack crew together with the vigilante to the scene.
In the course of the operation, 4 suspects particularly James Knowledge a.okay.a Younger Diamond aged 25; Peter Ayodele aged 22; Ikolo Micheal aged 18yrs and Francis Success aged 26yrs had been arrested in motion.
The police mentioned that investigation is ongoing within the matter.
In the same growth, on the 18/8/2021 at about 1000hrs, the Divisional Police Officer, Oghara, performing on intelligence that three armed males burgled a home at Outdated Benin Street, Oghara at about 0200hrs and made away with telephones valued at N400,000, the DPO swung into motion and detailed operatives to analyze and convey the armed robbers to e book.
Consequently, the detectives via intelligence-led operation arrested some suspects particularly Alternative Macaulay, 26; Endurance Ejokirehie, 27; and Junior Macaulay aged 21, at an area Indian hemp joint.
Displays recovered from them embody three telephones, a dummy gun, and an iron rod used for the theft. The suspects confessed to the crime and the victims have since recognized the stolen telephones as theirs.
On additional investigation, it was found that one of many suspects, Alternative Macaulay who’s the chief of the gang was arrested earlier than and charged to courtroom, however was later launched.
The suspect led the detectives to their hideouts the place one locally-made gun and two dwell cartridges had been dug out from the bottom the place they had been buried.
In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police for the State Command, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, has warned criminally minded those that “Delta State won’t be a protected place for them” noting that below his watch, the police within the command will proceed to go after them till Delta state is freed from criminally minded individuals who don’t have anything to supply than to trigger ache and havoc on the nice folks of the state.
On this regard, the CP has mandated the Space Commanders, DPOs, and Tactical commanders to not relent within the battle towards crime and criminality.