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Police Arrest Cop For Armed Robbery, Car Snatching In Rivers



The Rivers State Police Command says it has arrested a Police Corporal Bright Oke for alleged armedrobbery and car snatching.

The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Grace Iringe Koko made the disclosure in a press briefing in Porthacourt on Thursday.

SP Koko disclosed that the Police officer with three of his accomplice went to snatch a Toyota Corolla at Gateway axis of Ada George when they were intercepted by men of C41 intelligence unit .

SP Koko said exhibits such as single barrel gun, were recovered from the Police Officer who has now been dismissed.

SP Koko also disclosed that seven suspected child traffickers were arrested and two children age 2 weeks old and another one aged 3 years rescued.

The Police Officer Oke Bright explaining his involvement in the crime, said they went to rob at Ada George after successfully snatching a vehicle they had accident while escaping and was intercepted by the Police and later transferred to CP monitoring unit .

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In a related development the Police paraded one ThankGod Ekwueme for selling his three children 700,000,500,000 and 350,000 respectively.

Mr Ekwueme in an interview with Journalists said he was intercepted by OSPAC in his community Omerelu, Ikwerre LGA when he was about selling his new born baby.

Mr Ekwueme disclosed that he was handed over to Elele Police Division from where he was transferred to CP Monitoring unit.

In the meantime the mother-in-law of Mr Ekwueme explained to newsmen that before now, the suspect has been lying to her that her grand children dies after child bearing.

She said the suspect Mr Ekwueme was taking advantage of her daugther, his wife who is deaf and dumb to perpetrate the act of selling the wife’s children upon delivery.


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