On 22/04/2021 at about 19930hrs distress call was received by the DPO ‘A’ Division Warri CSP T.Y. Mahmud from one town service bus driver (name withheld ) , that while he was on his routine transport business with passengers on board along Okere road Warri, a tricycle with registration number SGD 430 VC blocked his bus, one of the occupant brought out a cut to size gun and dispossessed him and his passengers of their phones and other valuables.
He raised an alarm for help and in the process the suspects took to their heels with the stolen items, while the driver of the tricycle one Kinsley Godday “m” age 23 yrs was arrested, interestingly the same suspect Kingsley Godday was earlier arrested in connection with foiled armed robbery attack where police men from ‘A’ division Warri recovered a tricycle and two empty cartridges and the said suspect rushed to the station and reported that armed men snatched his tricycle from him, and the tricycle was released to him after proving ownership of the said Tricycle, but luck ran against him on this time as he was caught in the act.
Investigation and interrogation with a view to arrest the fleeing members of the gang is ongoing.
On 23/04/2021 at about 1930hrs, acting on a tip off and intelligence gathering, the Divisional police officer Kwale Division SP Adie Bissong Mobilized patrol teams and some members of the public who has been helping the police to crack down criminal elements in kwale Axis, and arrested a member of a notorious armed robbery gang leader that specializes in robbery/snatching of motorcycles.
The suspect Ossai Bright ‘m’ AGED 21 was arrested along Adege street opposite Ndokwa west Local Government Council while attempting to snatch a motorcycle, a cut -to -size locally made gun, a knife and one cartridge was recovered from him. Investigation is ongoing while frantic effort is in place to arrest other members of his gang.
Also Today 24/4/2021 at about 1200hrs operatives of Eagle net special squad while on patrol along Aziza road Okpe LGA Warri sighted two men suspected to be armed robbers on motorcycle with a bag, suspect robbers on sighting the police, jumped down from the motorcycle and escaped into a nearby bush, they abandoned the blue motorcycle with Reg no. USL-784 VC registered in Edo State, the motorcycle was recovered while efforts are on for the possible arrest of the fleeing suspects.
The Commissioner of Police Delta state CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, PSC+ wishes to thank members of the public for their Continuous support in the fight against crime and criminalities in the state, and is urging them to keep the tempo, shun all form of crime, report any suspicious movement to the police and their identity will be treated with confidentiality, CRIME HAS NO JURISDICTION, it is therefore the collective effort of all, that will help fight it, as security is everybody’s business.
DSP. EDAFE BRIGHT,
Ag. POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
DELTA STATE COMMAND,