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Police Nab Suspected Armed Robbers, Recover Fabricated Pistol In Chemist Shop



By Sola Omoniyi, Lagos

The men of Nigeria police, Delta State Command has apprehended 27-year-old suspected armed robber simply identified as Ifekachukuwu Igwala in the state.

According to DSP Edefe Bright, Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, the suspect hailed from Kwale in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the state.

The statement reads, “In an efforts to rid the state of illicit firearms, the suspect upon sighting the patrol team hastily jumped down from the moving motorcycle and took their heels”.

He said the suspects were carrying a handbag, upon search by the men of Nigeria police, one locally fabricated Beretta Pistol, two 9mm live ammunition, one locally made single barrel shotgun and one live cartridge were recovered.

However, it was revealed that the suspect operates alongside his accomplice named Kelvin.

He further said that on 7/10/2023, at about 1320hours, operatives of the command Rapid Response Squad acting a credible information stormed Oviorie community Isiokolo Ethiope East LGA Delta state where one Ebireri Morisson ‘m’ aged 40yrs of the same community was arrested at his drug patent shop. Upon searching the premises, one locally fabricated short gun, and one live cartridge were recovered”.

The police maintained that the suspects are in custody and the efforts to arrest his fleeing accomplice is ongoing.