A 29-year-old man, identified as Igwe Uche, has been arrested by personnel of the Delta State Police Command for illegal possession of firearms.
In a statement on Sunday August 13th 2023, signed by the image maker, the suspect was apprehended alongside two others.
Igwe Uche, according to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Edafe Bright was arrested in Issele-Azagba, Aniocha north local government area of the State.
The statement revealed that “On 10/08/2023 at about 2130hrs, operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) acting on a complaint received via petition, stormed Issele-Azagba community, Aniocha North local government area, where one Igwe Uche ‘m’ aged 29yrs, Victor Agogozia ‘m’ aged 30 yrs, Afam Okoro Victor ‘m’ aged 30yrs, all residents of Issele-Azagba were arrested and upon search of the suspects, one locally made cut-to-size pistol, one single barrel gun, one live cartridge were recovered”
He revealed that the suspects and exhibits are in custody and effort is being intensified to arrest other members of their gang.
In Another development, on 13/8/2023, acting on credible intelligence received about some hoodlums who were on their way to attack unsuspecting person(s) along Umusadege quarters, the DPO Kwale Division CSP Edwin Igoche in a proactive manner, swiftly mobilized crack team of the division to mid-western road and in the process, two suspects namely Ugo Uzoka ‘m’ of Umusadege qtrs aged 31yrs and Ebinum Snu ‘m’ aged 33yrs were arrested during which one cut-to-size gun and six cartridges were recovered from them”.
He pointed out that the suspects are in custody and investigation is ongoing.