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CP reacts To Viral Audio Video Of Alleged Incessant Kidnapping Along Jesse Road In Delta



•As he Directs DCP Operations To Embark On-The-Spot Assessment

By Hannah Nathan, Warri

The commissioner of police Delta State CP Wale Abass psc has launched investigation of the Viral Audio Video Of Alleged Incessant Kidnapping Along Jesse Road In Delta State n

The CP said that the alleged kidnapping of twenty persons and the killing of ten persons as stated in the viral audio clip was false and an obvious exaggeration by the narrator.

Reacting to the viral audio clip being circulated on Whatsapp and other social media platforms, the Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Wale Abass psc today 12/9/2023 directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, DCP Johnson Adenola, the Area Commanders of Agbor and Sapele Area Commands respectively to embark on an on-the-spot assessment of the Ugbehwore town in Jesse Ethiope West LGA, Delta State. They are to access the security architecture and identify grey areas where reinforcement is to be emplaced.

The CP also directed the immediate deployment of tactical teams to complement the efforts of the DPO in the area; to nip this ugly trend in the bud, and to ensure that road users ply the road without fear of being kidnapped.

The Command while appreciating the effort of members of the public for bringing this to the attention of the command, wished to debunk a part of the clip stating that twenty persons were kidnapped, and ten persons killed as false and an exaggeration of the happenings in the area.

“The Command is working in close collaboration with the Edo State Police Command as the area in question is a boundary between Edo State and Delta State. Members of the public are assured of the command’s commitment to providing security for all and ensuring that our roads are completely safe for road users.

“In line with the popular saying: “IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING”, the Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Wale Abass solicits the support of members of the public by way of giving useful, credible, and timely information. He further reiterates that perpetrators of this heinous act are surely in cahoot with some indigenes of the land. Hence, he urges the traditional rulers, community heads, and local leaders to sensitize members of the community on the consequences of conspiring with criminals, and the legal implications.


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