Delta State Police Command Neutralizes Three Armed Robbery Suspects, Recovers Guns, Live Cartridges 

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Delta State Police Command said it neutralized three suspected armed robbers and Recovers one Pump Action Gun, one cut to size locally made Gun and eight cartridges.

In a press statement signed and dispatched to News Planet International by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, PPRO,DSP Bright Edafe, it reads : ” On 22/6/2023, at about 1020hours, operatives attached to ‘B’ division Warri led by the DPO SP Bolarinwa Alabi, acting on a distress call about an armed robbery operation along Ugborikoko/Giwa-Amu airport road Warri, that armed hoodlums were operating in an unregistered black Toyota corolla car, the team raced to the scene where the hoodlums on sighting the advancing police team fired gun shots at the Policemen and the team retaliated, engaged them in a serious gun duel during which three of the hoodlums were fatally wounded while other members of the gang escaped with bullet injuries.

The injured suspects gave up the ghost while they were being taken to the hospital. Exhibit recovered includes one cut-to-size locally fabricated gun, two live cartridges, an unregistered black Toyota corolla car, and eight different vehicle keys. Manhunt for the other fleeing suspects is ongoing.

Also On 22/6/2023, at about 1030hours, operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) while on visibility/confidence building patrol along Asaba-Benin Express Road by Issele Asagba, sighted a suspicious looking young man with a sack bag pretending to be waiting for a vehicle. As soon as the operatives highlighted from their vehicle, the suspect took to his heels abandoning the sack bag, he was chased but he escaped. 

Upon searching the abandoned bag, one pump action gun and six live cartridges were recovered. Effort is on to arrest the fleeing suspect.

The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Wale Abass urges members of the public particularly Deltans to be mindful of their environment and ensure that any suspicious persons or movement within their environment be promptly reported to the nearest police station or through any of the following phone numbers


1. 08036684974

2. 08125958005

3. 09053872287

4. 09155570007 ( PPRO’S OFFICE)

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