Operatives of the Delta State Police Command’s Special Intelligence Team, in a sting covert operation at Onicha-Ugbo Community, have arrested a 28-year-old ex-convict, Ifeanyi Anakwe Samson, and four other suspects with arms and ammunition.
Others arrested by the police include, Chibuzor Obugor “m”(20yrs old), Ike Okwudili “m” age 34yrs (the gang leader), a native of Agulu Community in Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State but resident in Onicho-ugbo Community, Udoka Onyekanu Promise “m” 17yrs, a native of Igbodo village in Ika North LGA of Delta State, and Chiazor Daniel “m” 26yrs of Onicho-ugbo community.
The Police recovered one fabricated English pistol from the suspects.
Also recovered from the suspects is a Lifan Super Ladies and Sanya Super Honda Motorcycles.
The other three suspects were arrested based on a follow up on the case by the police who acted on the strength of the confession of the first two suspects, the Operatives stormed Onicho-ugbo Community and arrested three additional suspects.
The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali, confirmed the report in a statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.
It said investigation is ongoing.