Police Arrest Armed Robber In Delta

Police have arrested armed robber in Delta State.

Police Arrest Armed Robber In Delta

The Delta State police command has arrested one Davison Edehede, 34, who it says is a suspected armed robber, having found in his possession an AK-47 rifle.

On August 23, 2021 at about 0700hrs, Safer-Highway teams stationed between Delta/Edo boundary along the Sapele-Benin road had flagged down a white Nissan Maxima with registration number JJJ 494 ES.

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Upon searching the vehicle, officers found one AK-47 rifle with breach No. 7165 with nine rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, while the suspect, Edehede, was arrested.

Also, on August 23, acting on credible information that a cultist had been trailing one man (name withheld).

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The state police command operatives were detailed to investigate and unravel the person behind the threat.

They went on an intelligence-led investigation which led to the arrest of one Ifeanyi Ajudia ‘m’ at Ibusa.

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According to a statement by the command’s spokesman, DSP Bright Edafe, a search warrant was executed in the house where one locally fabricated Beretta pistol without a magazine was recovered.

Edafe said an investigation is ongoing.

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