Police clampdown on Armed Robbery Gang Terrorizing Ughelli, Warri, Udu

*Recover guns


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Police clampdown on Armed Robbery Gang Terrorizing Ughelli, Warri, Udu
The suspects and items recovered

A team of anti-robbery squad led by  Commander SP Masoyi Dadi on March 6, 2019 busted a syndicate of armed robbery gang terrorizing Ughelli, Warri and Udu environs by tracking down a member of the syndicate through one of the Nokia phone robbed from a victim.

          The suspect, Emmanuel Patrick a 32 year old male, an  indigene of Sagbama Local Government Area, Bayelsa State was arrested with a pump action gun and seven cartridges.

Through discreet investigation, the suspect confessed to the crime and gave the names of his gang members, admitting his involvement in three armed robbery operations at Uvwie, Ughelli and Udu.

He led the Police to the gangs armory where two (2) other pump action guns, four (4) double barrel guns, one (1) single barrel gun, one (1) Air gun, two hundred and seventy  four (274) cartridges, two (2) bullet proofs and four (4) bullet kolder were recovered.

The gang’s armourer identified as Udenmba Ndu Ben, 80 year old from Eskusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, has also been arrested.

The alleged armourer confessed of being in charge of servicing the gangs arms and also supplying them with ammunitions, saying he does not manufacture guns, but repairs, buys and sells arms and ammunitions.

The team is intensifying effort towards arresting the other fleeing gang members.

 The Delta State Police Command, CP Adeyinka Adeleke, commends the team, declaring that it is a warning signal to all criminals in Delta State, there is no safe haven for them as no stone will be left unturned to ensure that all criminals in any guise are brought to book .

He has vowed to employ every available security apparatus to rid the State of all forms of crimes and criminalities, while assuring Deltans of his commitment to their safety and security.




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