The police in Delta State have arrested two hoodlums who shot and killed two police operatives who were on stop and search duty at Oleh roundabout on 23rd July 2023 and set their patrol vehicle ablaze.
Police Trace Blood Of Hoodlums Who Shot, Killed Two Operatives, Set Their Patrol Vehicle Ablaze 1
The two operatives were attached to the Dragon Patrol team before they met their untimely death....CONTINUE READING
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Spokesman of the Delta State Police Command, Bright Edafe on Monday night.
Edafe said the arrest of the two bandits came after the Commissioner of Police, Delta State, Wale Abass, detailed a combined team of Policemen attached to Ozoro Area command, Dragon patrol to go after the attackers.
“With the support of troops from the Nigerian Army, 63 Brigade and members of the local vigilante the men swung into action,” the statement reads.
“During the operation, the combined team engaged the hoodlums in a serious gun duel, subdued the hoodlums who fled into the bush having been inflicted gunshot injuries. The team traced their blood to a river where one AK-47 rifle was recovered on the same date of the incident.
“The response team sustained the tempo and continued the operation on 24/7/2023.
“Acting on credible intelligence, they stormed Erewa community bush in Isoko North LGA, where they engaged the remnant of the bandits in serious gun duel, neutralized one of them, arrested two others, recovered two more AK-47 rifles, one Assault rifle, four magazines, and twelve 7.62 AK-47 ammunition.”
The statement also disclosed that effort is still on to track down other members of the syndicate.
It quoted the CP, Abass as assuring residents that the command will not relent in the fight against crime and criminality and called for support from Deltans.
24th July, 2023
DELTA STATE POLICE COMMAND ENGAGES FLEEING BANDITS WHO ATTACKED AND KILLED TWO POLICEMEN.
NEUTRALIZED ONE, ARRESTED TWO OTHERS. RECOVERED THREE AK47 RIFLES AND ONE ASSUALT RIFLE pic.twitter.com/CTrHiZscWw
— Delta State Police Command (@DeltaPoliceNG) July 24, 2023
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that some residents of Enugu state on Monday, protested against the continuous enforcement of the illegal sit-at-home order by a faction of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
The residents trooped out in their numbers in protest as captured on a video shared on Facebook….CONTINUE READING