Drug Barons, Indian Hemp Dealers, and Cultists in Police Net

The spokesman for Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, in a statement reports that the police command goes tough on drug barons, Indian hemp dealers, and cultists.

On Tuesday, February 2, 2022, at about 0900hrs, acting on intelligence, the Command Crack Surveillance team raided a black spot in Okwuchi quarters, Eku during which one 24-year-old Larry Onifon, ‘male’,” was arrested.

Larry Inofo
Larry Inofo

The suspect, who claimed to be a fashion designer, was arrested in the drug neighborhood while other suspects took to their heels.

The following exhibits were recovered: Forty(40) packets of 100mg Tramadol, eighty-nine (89) wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, four (4) sachets of Swinol, three (3) containers of Loud, fifty-five (55) wraps of substances suspected to be cocaine.

Seized indian hemps
Seized Indian hemps

The suspect Larry Onifon also stated that the cartel popularly called the “OBJ cartel” is owned by one of the fleeing suspects named “OBJ”. The suspect is in custody while a manhunt for the other fleeing suspects is ongoing.

Similarly, on Monday, January 31, 2022, at about 2100hrs, the Command Raider’s operatives raided a criminal hideout at Agbor, Delta State, during which twenty-five (25) male suspected cultists were arrested.

Some of the suspects confessed to being members of Black Axe Confraternity and Junior Supreme Aiye Confraternity. The investigation is ongoing.

The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Ari Muhammed Ali
The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Ari Muhammed Ali

The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, while appreciating officers and men for their tireless efforts in the fight against crime and criminality, also admonished them to be alive to their responsibilities and discharge their duties effectively.

The CP thanked Members of the public and other stakeholders for their continuous support and partnership with the Command. He assures all that the Command under his watch will not let them down.

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