Commissioner of Police, Delta State.

Ogheneochuko Okumagba

Police operatives in Delta State have raided Okwitolo community in Okpo local government area of Delta, arrested 10 suspected kidnappers.

Police spokesperson in Delta State, DSP Bright Edafe, said the raided followed technical intelligence, and the suspects arrested have confessed to their involvements in numerous kidnapping and armed robbery operations along the Sapele -Warri road.

According to police spokesperson DSP Bright Edafe, one Nyero Sunday, male, 29 years, of Okwitolo community alongside nine others were arrested in Okpe LGA, Delta State.

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“Further investigation led to the arrest of one Umar Bello ‘m’ age 33yrs from Sokoto state but resides in Warri. He usually buys the stolen phones and other valuables robbed from their victims.”

“A Toyota Corolla with Reg. No. WWR 353 LS, a locally made cut-to-size single barrel pistol, eleven (11) rounds of live cartridges, were recovered from the syndicate. Effort is on to arrest other fleeing suspects”, DSP Edafe said.