Police arrest two suspected armed robbers, recover pistol in Delta


A combined team of police and vigilante in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State, has arrested two suspected armed robbers as five others escaped from the crime scene along the Oleh road in Ozoro.
The Police recovered one locally-made Beretta pistol from the suspects.

The suspects include Awah Obaize ‘m’ age 18 years old and Oghenayoma Awah ‘m’ age 20 years old.

They were arrested during a raid of a criminal hideout in the area.

The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhamed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

He said, “Investigation revealed that the suspects procured the gun from a man (name unknown) in Igbide community, for N160,000.

“Manhunt for the fleeing suspects is being intensified. Meanwhile, investigation is still ongoing.”

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