Police Arrest 10 Suspected Kidnappers In Delta
No less than ten suspected kidnappers terrorizing Sapele-Warri area of Delta State have been arrested.
The Commander of the CP- Decoy Squad, ASP Julius Robinson, and his team, acting on the directive of the State Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass, relocated to Sapele on a covert operation while acting on credible intelligence gathered within Sapele and surrounding communities.
Among those arrested were 29-year-old Nyero Sunday of Okwitolo community and 33-year-old Umar Bello, who allegedly buys phones and other valuables robbed from their victims.
A Toyota Corolla with Reg. No. WWR 353 LS, a locally made cut-to-size single barrel pistol, eleven (11) rounds of live cartridges, were recovered from the syndicate.
The State Police Spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, who made this known on Wednesday, said their nefarious activities created fear among road users and were labeled a major security challenge in the State.
He added that the suspects confessed to their involvement in numerous kidnapping/armed robbery operations within the Axis.
In another development, the Command Crack Squad, on Tuesday, raided a criminal blackspot located around Osuani in Patani Local Government Area of the State and arrested a female suspect, identified as Priscilla Amor, 35.
26 wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp, 19 wraps of substance suspected to be Methamphetamine, eight packets of rizlas, some mobile phones, and other exhibits were recovered.
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