The Delta State Police Command has arrested suspected kidnappers, recovering one locally fabricated baretta pistol, one revolver pistol, two double barrel guns, and other ammunition.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, made this known on Sunday via his Twitter page.
The statement in part said, “In compliance with the CP’s directive, on 11/05/2023, at about 2315hrs, operatives of the command Decoy squad led by the commander, Asp Julius Robinson acting on credible intelligence gathered, embarked on operation and arrested one Emmanuel James ‘m’ aged 32yrs of Otor-Udu, Ughelli South LGA, who is suspected to be the leader of the gang.
“On 12/05/2023, at about 0230hrs, the suspect led the operatives to Ejewu community, Udu LGA, and arrested the syndicate driver, one Ejiro Peter ‘m’ aged 25yrs, a native of Kokori community in Ethiope East LGA.”
In another development, the command added, “On 05/05/2023, at about 1730hrs, operatives of the Command State Anti Cult Unit, while on a joint operation with Dragon patrol, safer highway, Raiders Squad, RRS at Afisere/Ughelli, arrested the duo of Tega Precious’ m’ aged 28 yrs and Ebi Marvellous ‘m’ aged 27 yrs. One revolver pistol two live ammunition were recovered from them.