Sani Muhammad Sani
Delta State Police Command has arrested an armed robbery suspect with 340 rounds of AK47 live ammunition, 1 English double barrel gun, 1 locally made gun and 28 rounds of live cartridges. The Command’s PPRO DSP, Bright Edafe has revealed.
The suspect was arrested during stop and search operation by Policemen attached to Bomadi Divisional patrol team along Bomadi-Tuomo road.
The suspect, Solomon Ebe 37 years old was intercepted on a motorcycle carrying a bag containing Garri in which the suspect concealed the ammunition.
In a similar vein a team of policemen in warri received a distress call that a tricycle with registration No FHR 600 QF was snatched by four armed gang at Hausa quarters and headed towards Delta line Warri – Sapele road Warri.
After mobilisation of policemen by the DPO, the police gave the hoodlums around Warri a hot chase in the process of which one of the suspects, Efe David age 22 years jumped down from the tricycle and was arrested while the other three escaped with the tricycle.
Information was quickly disseminated to other Divisions and vigilantes which fortunately led to the arrest of one of them by the vigilante group with the snatched tricycle while two of the robbers escaped.
The Vigilantes were over powered by irate mob who delivered instant jungle justice on the suspect.
The tricycle was cut to size, a double barrel gun with two live cartridges and some suspected stolen pieces of gold plated jewelries were recovered.
The Delta Police raider squad raided Utuloho Street Ozoro, recover 1 English double barrel gun and 26 live cartridges in possession of one female Ejiro Efemijoghor who claimed that the gun belongs to her husband.
Further investigation on all the suspects is ongoing.