The Delta State Police Command under the leadership of CP Ari Muhammed Ali has continued to make impressive track records in the fight against criminality, kidnapping, cultism, drugs abuse and insecurity in the State.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Edafe Bright stated that, “Today 3/4/2022 at about 0840hours, information got to the Command that a gang of dare devil kidnappers intercepted a fourteen-seater bus with reg no M831-FJK along Aniagbala Community via Ubulu-uku express road in Aniocha south LGA, conveying sixteen occupants, kidnapped thirteen of the passengers and taken to the bush. The Delta State Commissioner of Police CP Ari Muhammed Ali directed that the DPO Ogwashi-Uku Division to lead men into the bush and ensure that the victims are rescued unhurt and also arrest the suspects. The DPO, CSP Mohammed Naallah swiftly led a combined team of Police operatives and Vigilantes into the bush and gave the hoodlums a hot chase which led to exchange of Gun fire. One of the suspects was hit and died on the spot while the other members of the gang escaped with bullet injuries. All thirteen kidnapped victims were rescued alive and unhurt and One AK47 rifle was recovered.”
According to Edafe, “The bush is still being comb with a view to arresting the other fleeing members of the gang.”