Delta State Police Command has recovered the vehicle of a journalist stolen at Warri.
The vehicle which was stolen on the 22nd of April, 2021 is owned by one Felix Ekwu, a Delta State based journalist. In a press statement by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe stated that,” Delta state Police commissioner of police CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, PSC+ has continued to deliver on his promise for the state to be crime free, and as such, men of the command has made everything possible by taking the battle to these criminals.
“On 28/04/2021 at about 0120hrs Men of ‘A’ Division Warri received a distress call from one of the police constabulary attached to ‘B’ division Warri that four suspected armed robbery gang in a Toyota camry (pencil light) were operating at ubor axis in Warri, The DPO A Division Warri CSP T.Y. Mahmud mobilized and led anti-crime patrol team in search of the hoodlums.
According to Edafe, “They we’re later sighted ogwangwe and NPA the police engaged them in a hot chase to Iyara, the hoodlums eventually abandoned the Toyota Camry Reg no. TE845 AAA.
Meanwhile, the Vehicle happens to be the same vehicle that was stolen at Ekuremu street in Warri on 22ND April 2021 belonging to a renowned journalist Felix Ekwu. One locally made single barrel loaded one live cartridge, there was few shots released toward their escape route and it is believed that they went with bullet injuries. T
Edafe revealed that, the DPO ‘A’ Division led men for a search party, where abandoned shoes, neck chain and phone charging cord were recovered at the escape route. Iyara vigilante and indigenes of Iyara were put on red alert to be on the lookout as well.
He further assured that, effort is ongoing to arrest the fleeing robbers while the vehicle has been recovered.