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Police Arrest 2 Armed Robbery Suspects, Recover Locally Gun in Delta

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By Abubakar Sale and Fidausi Fuseini

Delta State Police says it has arrested two Armed Robbery suspects and retrieved two locally made cut -to -sieze guns.

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DSP Bright Edafe , the Police Public Relations Officer made this known in a statement.

He said the insidence occurred on the 5th June, 2023 at about 1740hrs, operatives of Agbor Division while on anti-crime Patrol along Baleke Street Iregua Agbor.

He further said the team sighted a motorcycle with three passengers, carrying a bag, on sighting the police, two of the passengers who later gave their names as Collins Anthony male aged 34yrs and Stephen Goddey male aged 30yrs, both residents of Agbor Community jumped out of the motorcycle and took to flight.

“Police went after them, and arrested them. During search, one (1) locally fabricated cut to size pistol one and live cartridge were recovered from the suspects.”

“Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects belong to a criminal syndicate terrorizing Agbor Community and its Environs. Investigation is ongoing.”

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He pointed out that on 5th June, 2023, at about 1230hrs, Policemen attached to Mosogar division while on routine patrol, intercepted one Moses Musa male aged 27yrs old, Kelin ‘Male’ and Isah ‘Male’ along Mosogar/Oghara express way, noting that the suspects on sighting the patrol team fled into a nearby bush.

“One of the suspect named Moses Musa ‘Male’ was arrested with a locally made pistol and a live cartridge while the other two suspects escaped into the bush.

“Suspect confessed that he is from Kogi State, and that the three of them were specialized in POS robbery and he has been identified by a victim whose motorcycle was recently snatched at gun point along Oghara/Mosogar Bridge.”

“The suspect are in custody, and investigation is ongoing.” DSP Edafe explained.

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