FOILED ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT IN DELTA
*Arrests 3 cultists
Despite the security challenges in the country at the moment, Delta state command under the watch of CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, PSC+ is not relenting in its fight against criminals.
The Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe revealed the successes the command has recorded in a press statement stated that, “The Commissioner of police Delta state who has vowed that Delta state will be no place for criminals to operate will continue to take the battle to the den of criminals.”
Below are the successes recorded as stated:
“On 03/04/2021 at about 1945hrs information got the DPO Orerokpe Division, that a Toyota Sienna bus with REG.NO. BWR 301 SU was under attacked by hoodlums armed with Ak 47 rifles at Okutolo Warri-Sapele road, they shot and injured the driver and a woman and other passengers were dragged into the bush, the DPO SP Ojo Oluwole swiftly mobilized patrol teams, assisted by military patrol team to the scene and they went after the kidnappers into the forest, The men did not relent as they gave the kidnappers a hot chase, the hoodlums who could no longer withstand the pressure quickly abandon the kidnapped victims and fled, The patrol teams successfully rescued the six (6) kidnapped passengers which includes Edoma Rita ‘f’, Evelyn Chinwekwe ‘f’, Believe Omoruyi ‘m’, Linus Kojo ‘m’, Idolo Christina ‘f’ and Ojemudia Esther ‘f’ an injured passenger was rushed to the hospital but was later confirmed dead on admission, her corpse and that of the driver were deposited in a mortuary. Expended shells of 7.62, 39mm ammunition were recovered from the scene manhunt for the arrest of the hoodlums is ongoing while the commissioner of police is appealing to members of the public to avail the police with any useful information that will help to arrest these hoodlums.
“On 3/4/2021 at about 1745 hours a distress call was received by the DPO ‘A’ Division Ughelli from one Chief Voke Oshasha that he suspected a highlander jeep trailing him along oniemo street, the Divisional police officer, CSP Benjamin Igometi swiftly Led patrol teams to that area, the hoodlums on sighting the police patrol vehicle approaching them quickly abandon their mission to assassinate him and fled into the bush, however the victim sustained bullet wound but not life threatening, the DPO quickly rushed him to hospital where he is responding to treatment, and he is completely out of danger. Investigation is ongoing to arrest the fleeing suspects.
Also, “On 04/04/2021 at about 2350hrs acting on credible information, intelligence gathering, police surveillance team of Orogun Division assisted by anti-cult group raided a notorious cult hideout at small market junction orogun three (3) suspected members of arrow Barger confraternity, Aworo Efe ‘m’ 25yrs old Ogene Oghenedoro Obiobor ‘m’ 28yrs old great ‘m’ surname yet unknown alias community 30yrs old were arrested the teams were attacked by the cultists but for the resilience by the surveillance team, the cultist were over powered, they are currently been interrogated and have given information to the police that will lead to the arrest of other gang members. Parent and guardian are therefore advised to look after their wards and do all they can to discourage them from participating in cultism as this is the mother of virtually all crimes in the country today.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, psc+ remains committed in the fight against criminals and will continue to do so with the support of all Deltans to make Delta state a safe place for all.