Two robbery suspects arrested in Delta

Asaba – The Police Command in Delta on Friday
said it had arrested two armed robbery suspects
on Oronigbe-Umutu road.
The spokesperson of the command, DSP
Celestina Kalu, disclosed this in a statement in
Asaba.
She said the culprits were caught in an Audi
saloon car with a cache of arms and
ammunition.
“On Oct. 23, 2014, at about 7:30 p.m., operatives
of Dragon Patrol Team 06 covering Orenigbe/
Umutu, while on patrol, intercepted one
suspected Audi sallon car with Reg. No. USL 05
XB.
“The car was driven by one, Ibiang Ofem, 33 and
a passenger, Sunday England, 20, who were
promptly arrested following the discovery of
arms and ammunition in the car.

She said an English-made Automatic Pump
Action rifle and a locally-made single barrel gun
were recovered.
Other items recovered from the vehicle, the
spokesman said, include 47 live cartridges, one
big sharp-pointed iron bar, an acer laptop and
seven cell phones.
She said N8 850 as well as two and half gallons
of sealed engine oil were recovered from the
suspects.
Kalu said that preliminary investigation had
revealed that the hoodlums robbed Olihe Filling
Station in the area the previous night.

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