A member of a kidnap syndicate, Cyril Efe, 25; leader of four ‘one-chance’ robbers, Chinedu Sunday, 33; and drug dealer, Tuji Oyeniwe, 38; have been arrested by the operatives of the Delta State Police Command.
The command spokesperson, Bright Edafe, revealed this in a statement posted on the force’s Facebook page on Thursday.
The statement partly reads, “On 24/05/2023 at around 0215hrs, the commander Rapid Response Squad (RRS) SP Omouwuigbe Nosakhare, acting on credible intelligence stormed where Cyril Efe ‘m’ 25yrs of Ohorhe community was arrested.
“On the same day, a suspect Ananias Omachefu Akoji ‘m’ aged 31yrs of Kogi state led the operatives to Abraka market where the leader of the gang named Chinedu Sunday ‘m’ aged 33yrs was arrested.
“On 24/5/2023 at about 1000hours, operatives attached to Orerokpe Division, while on intensive stop and search/visibility patrol along Jeddo road, intercepted one Tuji Oyeniwe ‘m’ aged 38yrs, of small town street Jeddo community with a suspicious looking bag.
“The suspect was subjected to a search during which weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and other hard drugs in large quantities were found in his possession and packaged in mini rubber cups for sale.”