Police nab 4 suspected robbers, recover arms in Delta


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The Police Command in Delta has apprehended four suspected armed robbers and recovered arms in the state.

The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Edafe Bright,  disclosed this to newsmen on Sunday in Warri.

Bright identified the suspects as: Efe Oyenikoro; Felix George; Emmanuel Job and Joan Yapiteghe.

He said  that the suspects were arrested on June 5 by the police who were on a stop and search on the busy Patani-Bayelsa Expressway.

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“On June 5, 2021 at about 2130hours, men of the  Police  Command in Delta  while on stop and search  on Patani-Bayelsa Road, intercepted a Sienna bus with Reg. No.LSR 813 XL with four occupants.

“On sighting the police, they quickly tried to manoeuvre to escape but the police went after them. Searching the vehicle, the police recovered  one locally-made Barretta Pistol from them,” he…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper