POLICE NAB SUSPECTED ARMED ROBBERS, ARM'S, AMMUNITIONS RECOVERED
Operatives of Delta State Police Command while on intensive patrol along Jakpa road in Uvwie LGA, at about 2000hrs of December 15,2022, intercepted a Toyota Sienna space bus, ash in colour without registration number conveying six male occupants.
The operatives on suspicion subjected them to a search during which three pump action guns, four locally made guns, one long axe, seven expended cartridges, nine live cartridges, native charms, three cutlasses and two plate number were confiscated by the operatives.
The suspects, Aaron Okorigwe (male) and five others could not give reasonable account of themselves before they were taken into custody.
Information available indicates that they were hoodlums who operates under the guise of being members of hunters group from Ovwian Aladja, but sneaks into Ekpan Community in a Sienna vehicle to rob and kidnap residents.
Sequel to the development,the DPO invited three victims (names withheld), all of whom were at various times victims of armed robberies, and kidnappings in the area, and placed the suspects on identification parade, the victims identified the suspects as the syndicate that robbed and kidnapped them.