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Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber, Recover AK-47 Rifle, Nine Live Ammunition, Others In Delta

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By Daniel Dafe

The stop and search operations of the Delta Police Command, vital in helping the command in its fight against crime in the state, a part of the proactive policing that has been put in place by the Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, psc+ has continued to help nip crime in the bud.

This was contained in a statement by the police spokesman, DSP Edafe Bright, adding that
on the 23/8/2021 at about 0700hrs, Safer-Highway teams stationed between Delta/Edo boundary along Sapele Benin road while on stop and search duty, intercepted a white colour Nissan Maxima with Reg. No. JJJ 494 ES after the vehicle was flagged down for search.

The police said that upon searching the vehicle, one AK47 rifle with breach No. 7165 with nine (9) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition was recovered from one Davison Edehede ‘m’ 34yrs of Ugbor road Ukpaka area of Warri.

According to the statement, investigation is ongoing.

Also, on the said day at about 0700hrs, acting on credible information that a cultist was on the trail of a potential victim (name withheld), Delta state police command Raider operatives were detailed to investigate and unravel the person behind the threat.

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Bright said that “they went on an intelligence led investigation which led to the arrest of one Ifeanyi Ajudia ‘m’ at Ibusa.

“Search warrant was executed in the house and premises of the suspect where one locally fabricated berretta pistol without magazine was recovered,” the police said, adding that Investigation is ongoing.

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