According to Punch News report, In a significant victory against crime, the Delta State Police Command has arrested a total of 10 suspected kidnappers and accomplished a major breakthrough in its relentless efforts to combat kidnapping and other related criminal activities in the state. The operation, which was carried out by a joint team of security operatives, has resulted in a significant blow to the activities of criminal elements in the region.
The Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr. Mohammed Ali, confirmed the successful operation during a press briefing held at the command's headquarters in Asaba. According to him, the arrests were made following intensive investigations and surveillance activities conducted by the police force.
The suspects were apprehended at different locations across the state, with their arrests coming as a result of actionable intelligence and coordination between various security agencies. The operation was a coordinated effort involving the police, intelligence agencies, and other security stakeholders.
During the operation, the police recovered a cache of weapons, ammunition, and other incriminating items from the hideouts of the suspects. These discoveries serve as crucial evidence that will aid in the ongoing investigations and subsequent prosecution of the arrested individuals.
Commissioner Ali commended the dedication, professionalism, and commitment of the police officers involved in the operation, stating that their unwavering efforts and determination have yielded positive results. He assured the public that the Delta State Police Command will continue to prioritize the safety and security of the citizens, taking all necessary measures to rid the state of criminal elements.
He further urged residents to remain vigilant and collaborate with law enforcement agencies by providing timely and accurate information that can aid in the prevention and detection of criminal activities. The commissioner emphasized the importance of community policing and encouraged the public to report any suspicious individuals or activities in their neighborhoods.
The Delta State Police Command reiterated its commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of all residents. Efforts are underway to intensify security operations, strengthen intelligence gathering, and foster robust collaboration with other security agencies to create a secure environment for the people.
The arrested suspects will be thoroughly interrogated and charged accordingly. The police will work closely with the judiciary to ensure a swift and fair trial, guaranteeing that justice is served and the perpetrators face the full consequences of their actions.
The successful operation and subsequent arrests send a strong message to criminals operating in Delta State. The police force is determined to maintain law and order, protect the lives and property of the citizens, and create an atmosphere conducive to economic growth and development.
Residents of Delta State are urged to remain calm and continue to support the police and other security agencies in their tireless efforts to maintain peace and security in the state. With the collective cooperation of the public and law enforcement, Delta State will overcome the challenges posed by criminal elements and emerge stronger, safer, and more prosperous.
As investigations continue, the Delta State Police Command assures the public that more breakthroughs will be achieved in the fight against kidnapping and other crimes. The command remains resolute in its commitment to safeguarding the lives and property of all residents, ensuring a peaceful and secure environment for everyone.
Credit: Punch News
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