DELTA POLICE ARREST ILLICIT DRUG DEALER WITH 654 WRAPS OF INDIAN HEMP, SK …RESCUE KIDNAPPED VICTIM, RECOVER SNATCHED VEHICLE
The Delta state police command under the leadership of CP Ari Muhammed Ali have once again recorded another giant strides in the state with the arrest of an illicit drug dealer, recovery of snatched vehicle.
In a press statement by the State Command’s Spokesman, DSP Edafe Bright stated that, “The Commissioner of Police Delta state, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, PSC+ has continued to assure all Deltans that he is in the state with a clear mandate of reducing crime to the barest minimum in the state, part of the working ways are proactive measures been put in place across the states, and DPOS are always on the red alert in a bid to ensure total compliance with the commissioner of police directive, more so, use of illicit/hard drugs and cultism gives right to many of such heinous crimes and the CP has vowed to crack down those involve in these practices.”
“On 8/04/2021 at about 1700hrs The Divisional Police officer ‘A’ division Warri CSP T.Y. Mahmud based on intelligence gathered dispatched quick response team that stormed a black spot within Okandeji Street Warri where one Lucky Okpoko (m) age 50 yrs of same address was arrested with the following exhibits 545 wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp, 102 wraps of skunk aka SK and seven wraps of readymade weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, suspect has given useful information to the police and investigation has commenced on further possible links/recoveries with a view to arrest other partners that may also be involved in such illicit drug dealings.”
Additionally according to Edafe, “On 10/4/2021 at about 0025hrs The Commander eagle net special squad received a distress call of an attempted robbery/kidnap at Usiefurun community by railway bridge of Ughelli south LGA , the commander eagle net special quickly mobilized operatives of Eagle net special squad immediately to the area, on their arrival, the hoodlums on sighting the police opened fire on them, the police retaliated in full force, the unrelenting efforts and the superior fire power of the police made the hoodlums to abandon the victim and escaped to a nearby bush with gunshot injuries. The victim Mr. James Emmanuel was eventually rescued and in the process and his snatched Toyota Venza Jeep, white in color with REG. NO.GBJ 456 FD was recovered. Efforts are been intensified for the possible arrest of the fleeing hoodlums suspected to have escaped with bullet injuries.”
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police is appealing to members of the public to continue to support the police by giving credible information that will help in bringing these criminals to book while also assuring members of the public that their identity will be treated with utmost confidentiality.