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Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber In Delta, Recover One Locally Made Gun

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Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber In Delta, Recover One Locally Made Gun

By Daniel Dafe

Police in Delta State have arrested a robbery suspect, recovering a locally made gun from him during his arrest.

The police had received a distress call from Dominion Hotel’s & Suit in Umunede, that a man was threatening their customers with a gun and sending them away, thereby constituting nuisance and disturbing the public peace within the vicinity.

A statement by the police added that “consequently, patrol team attached to Umunede Division was deployed to the scene where the suspect upon sighting the Police took to his heels,” saying that “he was chased and the suspect named Precious Azuka was arrested.”

“One locally made cut-to-size gun was recovered from him. Investigation is ongoing,” the police added.

In another development, a robbery suspect who specializes in stealing motorcycles has been arrested.

The police said the Command received information that a suspect snatched a motorcycle along St Desmond road, Okpanam with a dagger.

“The Area Commander Asaba, detailed Police Operatives attached to the Area Command to investigate and ensure that the suspect is arrested and brought to book. Consequently, on 31/7/2022, the team embarked on an intelligence led investigation, trailed and arrested the suspect named Isaac Dantala, along Asaba-Onitsha Expressway and the motorcycle with reg no UDD 332 DH was recovered alongside the dagger. Investigation is ongoing,” DSP Bridght added in a statement.

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