By Hannah Nathan, Warri
CP WALE ABASS WARNS CRIMINALS THAT DELTA STATE WILL BE TOO HOT FOR THEM
Following the ember months, operational activities as emplaced by the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass PSC have again reaped benefits as the Command had recorded another major achievement in the fight against crime and criminality.
This is according to a statement signed by the state police public relations officer on Wednesday.
He added that this was a result of the crime-preventing strategy adopted by the CP to achieve a crime-free yuletide and beyond.
The statement reads, “On Thursday, 19th December 2023 at about 16:00hrs, the DPO Ekpan Police Station CSP Aliyu Shaba gathered credible intelligence about the activities of some criminal elements operating within Ekpan, Warri, and environs.
“The divisional surveillance team, led by the DPO Ekpan, swiftly responded to this Intel and trailed the hoodlums to their hideout behind NIGER-CAT. However, upon sighting the Police, the hoodlums took to their heels, they were given a hot chase to no avail.
“An intensive search was conducted around the uncompleted building, a certain sack was found and upon search of the sack bag, the following Exhibits were recovered: one (1) AR rifle, two (2) magazines, seventy-five (75) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition; one (1) locally made cut-to-size gun, four (4) rounds of live cartridges; one Awka-made beretta pistol; one round of 9mm ammunition. Efforts are on top gear to identify and arrest the fleeing suspects.
Meantime, CP Wale Abbas reiterated the Command’s commitment and determination to track down all persons involved in crime-related activities and also sent a strong warning to criminals noting that the State will be too hot for them.