Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested two suspected cultists in Ughelli and recovered two pump action guns, two double barrel guns, one single barrel gun, sixteen live cartridges, one revolver pistol, two live ammunition. Continue Reading…
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, May 14, said the suspects, Tega Precious and Ebi Marvelloveous, confessed to be members of the Neo black movement (NBM) cult group.
Edafe also disclosed that operatives of Dragon 19 and 20, on stop and search duty along Ughelli-Patani expressway and Agbarho, recovered two vehicles snatched at gunpoint.
According to the PPRO, the suspected car snatchers escaped into the bush upon sighting the police operatives.
“On 05/05/2023, at about 1730hrs, operatives of the Command State Anti Cult Unit (SACU), while on a joint operation with Dragon patrol, safer highway, raiders squad, RRS at Afisere /Ughelli, they arrested the duo of Tega Precious’ m’ aged 28 yrs and Ebi Marvelloveous ‘m’ aged 27 yrs, one revolver pistol two live ammunition were recovered from them. Suspects confessed to be members of Neo black movement (NBM) cult group,” the statement read.
“The suspects led the operatives to their hideout, where two pump action guns, two double barrel guns, one single barrel gun, and sixteen live cartridges, were recovered.
“The Command recorded another success on 12/5/2023 in Agbarho when operatives of Agbarho Police station were on stop and search duty when they sighted a red GLK Mercedes benz and flagged down the vehicle, the suspect on sighting the Police quickly highlighted from the Benz GLK 350 with reg. number WWR 441 MD and escaped into the bush. The vehicle was recovered to the station and searched during which, a phone number which turned out to be the phone number of owner of the vehicle was seen, and when he was contacted, he confirmed that the car was stolen from him at gun point on 11/5/2023.
“Similarly, on 11/5/2023 at about 1300 hours, operatives of Dragon 19 and 20, while on stop and search duty along Ughelli-Patani expressway, flagged down a Toyota camry with reg no. ABC 810 DK, the suspect jumped out from the vehicle and escaped into the bush. The vehicle was recovered, and investigations so far revealed that it was snatched at gun point on 10/5/2023 in Sapele. Manhunt for the suspects is ongoing. Continue Reading…
“The Commissioner of Police Delta State command, CP Wale Abass, assures residents that the command will be working round the clock to ensure that anyone terrorizing the state will be arrested and brought to justice.”