The operatives of Rivers State Police Command on 13th June 2023 at about 0230hrs neutralized a syndicate of four notorious kidnappers and armed robbers in Ogoloma community, Okrika LGA, Rivers State.

Information available indicates that the intelligence of the command spotted the gang at Ogoloma community. On sighting the police, they engage them in a gun battle but they were overpowered by the firepower the operatives used in combating them.

The head of the gang identified as Wordi Amadi, 25 who hails from Elibrada community in the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State has been on the wanted book of the command. It was gathered that Wordi Amadi has killed many operatives and had been terrorising the East-West Road, kidnapping and robbing for ransom and had made the Elibrada indigenes desert their homes before he and his gang met their Waterloo.

The exhibits recovered from them are; one AK47 rifle with 25 rounds of 7.62 x 32mm, one assault rifle with 20 rounds of live ammunition, one pump action with four live cartridges and assorted charms.


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