Delta State Police operatives attached to Dragon 26 and Dragon 29 while on intensive stop and search duty along Warri/Sapele road, intercepted a Volkswagen Jetta commercial vehicle with reg. no. PTN 242 TA, conveying some passengers from Sapele to Warri on 19 August 2022 at about 0815hours.

The team subjected the passengers to a search, during which one locally made cut-to-size gun loaded with two live Cartridges was confiscated from one Aaron Uko aged 22yrs of Sapele.

The suspect concealed the gun in his body close to his private part. Preliminary investigation revealed that he bought the gun in the year 2018 from a man nicknamed "OSE" for twenty-seven thousand naira(#27,000) and buried it in his house before leaving for Ghana.

He was arrested and taken into custody, the exhibit recovered, and investigation is ongoing.

Similarly, on 17 August 2022 at about 1345hours, Policemen attached to the Eagle-Net patrol team while on visibility and confidence building patrol along Effurun roundabout, Warri, saw a large crowd beating two boys. The Police rushed to the scene and rescued the boys from the mob. On the spot inquiry, it was discovered that they were suspected kidnappers. A woman also accused the boys of kidnapping her 17-year-old son earlier that day.

The two suspects, Oti Shevire (Male) aged 32years and Amos (surname unknown), upon interrogation, confessed to the crime and led the Policemen to their hideout, where the victim was rescued and is currently receiving treatment. 

The suspects are in custody and investigation is ongoing.


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