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Police Nab Suspected Armed Robbers, Cultists In Abraka, Recover Locally Made Guns, Others

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CP Ari Ali Mohammed, Commissioner of Police, Delta State

By Daniel Dafe

On the 9/9/2021 at about 1710hrs, personnel of Abraka Police Divisional patrol team in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, while on stop and search duty along Agbara road, Abraka, intercepted an unregistered Daylong motorcycle ridden by one Bala Abdul ‘m’ age 21yrs old carrying one Joseph Tejri, who when searched, one locally made cut to size single barrel gun loaded with one (1) live cartridge was recovered from the passenger, Joseph Tejri.


Tejiri, a male and aged 24yrs old resides in Buowa Street, Abraka.

According to the Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Edafe Bright, search warrant was further executed in his house and premises where an additional live cartridge was recovered.

Similarly, along Ugbedi road, Abraka the same team in concerted effort with vigilante men arrested one Franklyn Awana ‘m’ age 20yrs, of Okpogoro, Abraka with small locally made pistol and fourteen (14) rounds of live cartridges.

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The police said the suspect confessed to belonging to Eiye secret cult confraternity and admitted that the guns were handed over to them by their senior cult members, one Efe Awana ‘m’, Sylvester Ovie ‘m’, Efeta and others at large.

Adding that investigation is ongoing.

In another development, on 12/9/2021 at about 0910hrs, Divisional Anti-Crime patrol team of ‘A’ division Warri while on patrol along SIDO Street by Iyara recovered an abandoned vehicle, Toyota Camry with Reg. No. AH 229 AGD green in colour.

The police thus called on the owner of the said vehicle to contact the Delta state command police public relations office, or visit ‘A’ Division Warri with relevant document to proove ownership.

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