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Suspected Robber Escapes Into Warri River During Police Chase



Suspected Robber Escapes Into Warri River During Police Chase

As Oghara Police Nab Suspected Robber, Recover Loaded Gun

Operatives of the Eagle-net special squad in Delta State on Sunday recovered a locally made cut-to-size double barrel gun and one locally made short gun from the bag of a fleeing robbery suspect.

This was contained in a press statement on Monday signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, DSP Bright Edafe.

According to the statement, the security operatives sighted a male passenger carrying a mini bag who took to his heels on sighting the police.

The police image maker added that the suspect abandoned the bag and escaped into a nearby river when the police closed in on him.

He disclosed that upon searching the bag, the said guns were found, adding that efforts are on to arrest the fleeing suspect.

In another development on Sunday, police operatives attached to Oghara Police Station led by the Divisional Crime Officer, DCO Intercepted one Famous Olotu and found guns in his possession after the suspect was subjected to search.

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Items recovered from him incude one locally made cut-to-size gun loaded with one live catrage.

The suspect was immediately taken into custody and investigation is ongoing, the police added..

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Ari Mohammed Ali,
has assured members of the public that the command will leave no stone unturned in the fight against crime and criminality in the state.

“To this end, the CP has mandated all DPO and tactical commanders, to ensure sustainers of raids of criminal hideouts/ black spots in their area of responsibility.”


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