•Arrest serial car snatchers in Asaba
In his continuous drives to ensure Delta State is safe and secured, the Delta State Police Command under the leadership of CP Ari Muhammed Ali has doubled up his fight against kidnapping, cultism armed robbery and drug abuse in the State.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP) by the Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Edafe Bright stated that, “There was jubilation in Amukpe area of Sapele, after a heavy gun duel ensued between the police and a notorious armed robbery syndicate, these armed robbers have been terrorizing residents of Sapele for some time now and the police has been on their trail. The deadly armed robber met his water-loo on 26/6/2021 at about 0530hrs after a distress call was received by the Divisional police officer Sapele Division from tropical area of amukpe sapele that three man gang of armed robbers were in the house of one man (name withheld) in Amukpe Sapele.
Also, on the 25/6/21, a young lady who went to get her children from school parked her vehicle at Regina mundi, by ogbe-ogonogo market, Asaba, and went to get her children, while she was away, the suspect Chineye Nwakego ‘m’ 33yrs old of imo state, through the aid of an improvised vehicle door opener, opened the door of the Toyota Camry, after the suspect successfully opened the door, while trying to start the car, he met a steering lock, the suspect while he was trying to remove the steering lock, met the shock of his life, when the owner of the car came out and met him in her vehicle, she quickly raised alarm, which drew the attention of passers by, who arrested him, and was about been mobbed, but the timely arrival of ‘A’ Division Asaba patrol team saved the situation, suspect was arrested and is currently being interrogated, investigation is ongoing.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Delta state command, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, psc+ urges residents of Delta state to avoid crime, because in the end, no criminal will go unpunished, while also urging members of the public to always caution their wards and advises them to have a honest means of livelihood instead of engaging in crimes.
The CP assures members of the public that the Command will continue to be on its toes, so that the fight against crime in the state can be sustained.