MEET FRANK OSHANUGOR
By Frank Oshanugor
Delta State Commissioner of Police, Ari Mohammed Ali has commended officers and men of the State Command for their effort in fighting crime in nooks and cranny of the state just as he has enjoined them to sustain the winning spirit by constantly raiding the hideout of criminals and apprehending them.
The police boss made the commendation vide a statement issued on his behalf on Friday by the Command’s spokesman; DSP Bright Edafe.
According to the statement, several arrests of suspected criminals have been made with arms, ammunition and other dangerous weapons including hard drugs and other items within the first one week of January, 2022.
Those arrested included one Akpoyerinebele (33 years) of mechanic village, Effurun and another suspect both of whom had snatched a Toyota Venza with Reg. No. FJA 420 GT, Chassis No. 4t3bk3bb0bu056957 and Engine No. 66683651 grey in colour.
The vehicle had reportedly been snatched at gun point from the owner at Notre Dame College Road, Ozoro by a five-man robbery gang.
Similarly, the Command’s Crack Squad while acting on intelligence on Wednesday raided a suspected criminal hideout along Jakpa Road, Warri arrested two suspects Felix Aroh, 43 years old and 20 years old Erumu Ogodo. Police reportedly recovered from them wraps of different variants of hard drugs including Colorado, Loud, Indian Hemp and so on.
On Friday, another Crack Squad had raided another criminal hideout in Agbor metropolis and arrested 25-year-old Musa Abdullahi and a female, 53-year-old Gift Agents from whom eight kilograms of Indian Hemp, Volume 5 and Swinol drugs were recovered.
Same day, another Crack Team on surveillance raided a crime hideout at Issele-Asagba where one 32-year-old Blessing Nwabuokei, a female was arrested and 12kg of weed suspected to be Indian Hemp and some quantity of Cocaine were recovered from her.
Other arrests and recoveries were reportedly made.
Commissioner Ali has encouraged members of the public to continue to support and partner with the police by helping with useful and timely information as it relates to security in the State.