Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested three notorious armed robbers in Bayelsa State after a victim spotted a member of the gang around Sagbama area of the state.
The State Police Spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, stated in a statement on Wednesday, January 26, that the suspects allegedly shot a 33-year-old man and stole his motorcycle in the state’s Isoko Local Government Area.
DSP Bright Edafe, the State Police Spokesperson, said in a statement on Wednesday, January 26, that the suspects allegedly shot a 33-year-old man and fled with his motorcycle in the state’s Isoko Local Government Area.
“In the year 2021, March 5th to be precise, a case of armed robbery was reported at Oleh Division that one man (name withheld) age 33years was shot and his Qlink Motorcycle was snatched from him by suspected armed robbers between Olomoro and Ehwne Communities in Isoko South LGA.
“Following that, an investigation was launched, and the victim was transported to Olomoro General Hospital, where he was treated and released.
“Unluckily for them, on 23/01/2022 the victim spotted one of the hoodlums around Sagbama, Bayelsa State and he immediately alerted the Command.
“The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, directed that operatives from Oleh Division proceed to Bayelsa State for a discreet investigation with a view to arresting the suspects.
“Upon an intelligence-led investigation, one George Akporie ‘m’ age 25yrs, Prosper Asaeta ‘m’ age 29yrs and Eziekel Stephen ‘m’ age 23yrs all of Igbide Community, Oleh were arrested at Sagbama in Bayelsa State.
“One locally-made gun was recovered from the suspects and they will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation”, the statement read.