Police arrest suspected armed robbers and cultist in Rivers state

The Rivers State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that in its increased onslaughts on criminals to usher in year 2015, has on a tip-off raided a suspected criminals' hide out.

On 03/01/2015 at about 01:00AM a team of Policemen raided Prana Hotel along Oboburu road in Akabuka of ONELGA and arrested fifteen suspected armed robbers/cultists who were already about to go out and carry out their nefarious act.

The suspects are Vincent Odum, Odinaka Amaechi Ogbugo, Chisa Peter, Emenike Ayodele, John James, Vincent Ikeguru, Atumatu Isaac . Others are Oliver Odum, Gift Odika, Collins Georgewill, John Daniel, Uchechukwu Dimkpa, Emmanuel Solomon, Ogechi Okorobia and Obi Eze Okwu.

Item recovered from them include seven firearms made up of three Pump Action, one English-made Double barrel, one Locally-made Pistol double barrel and two Dane guns. Other items recovered are seventy nine cartridges, four objects suspected to be explosives, two cutlasses, one military camouflage trouser, a walkie talkie radio set and assorted charms.

The Commissioner of Police while wishing the people of Rivers State a Happy and Prosperous Year 2015 also expresses his profound appreciation to them for their uncommon support to the Police particularly their efforts of volunteering credible and timely information

DSP. Ahmad Kidaya Muhammad
Police Public Relations Officer,
Rivers State Police Command.

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