The command's acting spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, stated in a statement released on Friday, August 27, that a suspected cultist, Ifeanyi Ajudia, was also apprehended at Ibusa and a forged pistol was seized from him.
"Stop and search has been helping to assist the command in combating crime throughout the state. It is part of the proactive policing put in place by Delta State Command Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, psc+, which continues to assist in nipping crime in the bud, "he explained.
"On the 23rd of August, 2021, at around 0700 hours, Safer-Highway teams stationed between the Delta/Edo border along the Sapele Benin route while on stop and search duty stopped a white Nissan Maxima Reg. No. JJJ 494 ES." A search warrant was issued for the vehicle. During the search for the car, one AK47 rifle with breach number 7165 was discovered, together with nine (9) rounds of 7.62mm live ammo. The suspect, Davison Edehede‘m', a 34-year-old suspect from Warri's Ugbor Road Ukpaka neighborhood, was apprehended. The investigation is still ongoing.
On the 23rd of August, 2021, at approximately 0700 hours, we acted on credible information that a cultist was following one man (name withheld). Raider operatives from the Delta State Police Command were dispatched to investigate the threat and figure out who was behind it.
"They embarked on an intelligence-led inquiry that culminated in the arrest of one Ifeanyi Ajudia‘m' in Ibusa. One locally made Berretta handgun sans magazine was seized during a comprehensive search of the suspect's home and site. The investigation is still going on. " Added he.
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