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Delta State Police Rescues Kidnapped Victim And Arrest Suspected Kidnapper

In a report from the spokesman for Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, it was disclosed that on Friday, April 1, 2022, at about 0430hrs, a distressed call was received from an anonymous caller in Igbide community, Oleh that some hoodlums suspected to be kidnappers, numbering about five (5) operating in a blue-colored Toyota Camry suspected to be conveying an abducted victim, were spotted heading towards an isolated bush path in Igbide.

Consequently, the DPO Oleh Division SP Paul Obaware swiftly mobilized and led a combined team of Police/vigilante’s in search of the vehicle with a view to rescuing the victim and arresting the hoodlums. The hoodlums upon noticing that the Police were closing up on them attempted to relocate the victim but were met with stiff resistance from the Police.

One of the suspects named James Michael ‘m’ a.k.a biggy aged 29yrs that has been on the Command’s wanted list was arrested while others escaped. Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect is among the syndicate that kidnapped a woman (name withheld) early this year in Oleh and also part of the syndicate that attacked policemen in Idu roundabout about two months ago. The Victim (name withheld) who was rescued unhurt stated that he was kidnapped at Otor-Whe community on 29/03/2022 at about 1522hrs.

Victim has been reunited with his family while a manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang is ongoing.

Arrest Of Suspected Cultists, Drug Baron And Recovery Of Illicit Drugs


In like manner, on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at about 1145hrs, the command raider’s operatives raided suspected cultists’ hideouts in Udu/Otu-Jeremi, of Udu and Ughelli south LGA’s. 

During the raid, ten (10) suspected cultists were arrested and one hundred and one (101) wraps of SK, four (4) packs of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, and 10 mg of substances suspected to be cocaine were recovered from the suspects. 

Also, on Friday, April 1, 2022, at about 0825 hours, Raiders’ operatives raided the Ogbe-Ogonogo market area and Glory Land, both in Asaba, Oshimili South LGA and arrested a suspected drug baron named Amadu Musa, age 55, and four other male suspects. 

the Command raider’s operatives   raided suspected cultists hideouts in Udu/Otu-Jeremi of Udu and Ughelli south LGA’S.
The Command raider’s operatives raided suspected cultists hideouts in Udu/Otu-Jeremi of Udu and Ughelli south LGA’S.

During the raid, four hundred and thirty-six (436) wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, thirty (30) packets of tramadol, and some other illicit drugs were recovered. The investigation is ongoing.

The Command under the leadership of CP Ari Muhammed Ali will leave no stone unturned in the fight against crime and criminality in the State. The CP has ordered that continuous raids of criminal hideouts and black spots be sustained. 

The CP also appreciates the efforts of Nigerians, particularly Deltans, for their continuous support to the police in this fight and promises to continue to deliver in order to have a crime-free state.

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