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Delta: Police arrest ex-convict, four others with arms

A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command’s Special Intelligence Team, in a sting covert operation at Onicha-Ugbo Community, have arrested a 28-year-old ex-convict, Ifeanyi Anakwe Samson, and four other suspects with arms and ammunition.

Others arrested by the police include, Chibuzor Obugor “m”(20yrs old), Ike Okwudili “m” age 34yrs (the gang leader), a native of Agulu Community in Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State but resident in Onicho-ugbo Community, Udoka Onyekanu Promise “m” 17yrs, a native of Igbodo village in Ika North LGA of Delta State, and Chiazor Daniel “m” 26yrs of Onicho-ugbo community.

The Police recovered one fabricated English pistol from the suspects.

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Also recovered from the suspects is a Lifan Super Ladies and Sanya Super Honda Motorcycles.

The other three suspects were arrested based on a follow up on the case by the police who acted on the strength of the confession of the first two suspects, the Operatives stormed Onicho-ugbo Community and arrested three additional suspects.

The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali, confirmed the report in a statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

It said investigation is ongoing.

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