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By Dedeigbo Ayodeji
POLICE ARREST SUSPECTED GUN RUNNER …Recover One Lar Rifle, Air Rifle, Pump Action, Double Barrel Gun
The Delta State Police under the leadership of CP Ari Muhammed Ali has not leave any stone unturned in the fight against kidnapping, cultism, armed robber in the State.
In a press statement released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, (NAOSNP) by the Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Edafe Bright stated that, “On the 15/6/2021 at about 1245hrs, Police Operatives attached to the Delta State Police Rapid Response Squad, while on patrol along Obiaruku/Umuebu road intercepted and arrested one Mike Omoruyi ‘m’ 38yrs of Odo Street Obiaruku, when search was carried out, the operatives recovered one Lar rifle without magazine, one fabricated AK 47 rifle, one Air rifle, one Pump action, one English double barrel gun and two toy guns from him.”
Investigation later revealed that the suspect happens to be a Nollywood producer who hired the above mentioned guns for film production.
Further investigation led to arrest of the suspected gun runner, one Chief Otuya Josiah ‘m’ 57yrs of Umuebu community who confessed renting same to the first suspect at cost of fifty thousand naira (N50,000.00) for film production. Investigation is ongoing.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Delta state, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, psc+ while assuring members of the public particularly residents of the state of the command determination to make the state safe for all, also urges members of the public to continue supporting the police, while the command is doing everything possible to ensure that the state is properly policed, members of the public are advised to desist from crime and criminality as the command is motivated more than ever before to go after criminally minded individual who are bent on destabilizing the security of the state.
Ali assures Deltans that very soon, criminals will be forced to relocate as the command will leave no stone unturned.