The Delta Police Command under the leadership of CP Wale Abass, has recorded another major achievement in the fight against crime and criminality.
This is just as operatives of the Crack Squad on Thursday while acting on an actionable intelligence gathered about a woman, Queen Uwagbogu, who deals on illegal sales of AK47 ammunition, raided her premises located close to Effurun Roundabout, Warri.
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, DSP Bright Edafe, added that during the raid, the suspect aged 34 was arrested, and one hundred (100) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition were recovered. Investigation is ongoing.
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In another development, at about 7:45a.m. on Thursday, operatives attached to Rapid Response Squad (RRS), while conducting stop and search at Oworigbala community along Okpara-Oworh road Ughelli, flagged down a Lexus RS 350 black in colour with Reg. No. RBC 811 CY.
“The driver suspiciously offered the operatives money, which they rejected. The driver immediately zoomed off, noticing that the RRS operatives were hot on his trail and closing in on him, he quickly abandoned the vehicle and escaped into a nearby bush,” the police said.
Adding: “The vehicle was recovered, a battle axe, and two (2) Iphones were also recovered. Investigation is ongoing.”
Meanwhile, the police Spokesman said that operatives of Sapele Division anti crime patrol on Thursday while on stop and search duty at Amukpe roundabout Sapele, intercepted an unregistered motorcycle with three occupants.
Edafe said that “the suspects on sighting the police, abandoned the motorcycle, their bags and ran into the bush.
In his words, “when the bag was searched, two (2) cut-to-size locally made double barrel guns, seven (7) rounds of 7.62 Ak47 live ammunition, eleven (11) live cartridges, and other items were recovered,” saying that investigation is ongoing.
Furthermore, the police said that “the remarkable feats are due to the proactive approach to crime fighting adopted by the command in Warri, Ughelli, and Sapele and other areas, as part of measures put in the place to ensure that the state is peaceful and crime free.”