Delta State Police Command’s proactive approach to crime fighting in Warri, Ughelli, Sapele and the environs has paid off with the arrest of a 34 year-old woman suspected to be illegally selling AK47 ammunition.
Acting on an actionable intelligence gathered about the lady, identified as Queen Uwagbogu, operatives of the Crack Squad, on Thursday last week, raided her premises located close to Effurun roundabout and got her arrested.
According to a statement by the Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, the raid was part of measures put in place to ensure that the state was peaceful and crime free.
It pointed out that one hundred (100) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition were recovered, while investigation was ongoing.
Also on Thursday last week, operatives attached to Rapid Response Squad (RRS), while conducting stop and search at Oworigbala community, along Okpara-Oworh road, Ughelli, recovered a Lexus RS 350 black in colour with Reg. No. RBC 811 CY, after the driver, who was given a hot chase for suspiciously refusing to stop when flagged down abandoned the vehicle and escaped into a nearby bush, leaving behind a battle axe and two (2) iphones.
Operatives of Sapele Division anti crime patrol, while on stop and search duty at Amukpe roundabout Sapele, intercepted an unregistered motorcycle with three occupants who abandoned the motorcycle, their bags and ran into the bush.
The statement said when the bag was searched, two (2) cut-to-size locally made double barrel guns, seven (7) rounds of 7.62 Ak47 live ammunition, eleven (11) live cartridges, and other items were recovered.
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