Delta State police have arrested a man for stabbing and killing another in a fight, while another 20 suspected cultists and armed robbers with a dummy gun, illicit drugs, and used female underwear in the police net. The spokesman for the Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, made this known in a statement to journalists.
In his statement, he said, “on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at about 2100 hours, the Divisional Police Officer of Otu-Jeremi Division received a distress call that a man was stabbed to death at the Otu-Jeremi community in Ughelli South LGA. The DPO mobilized and led police patrol teams to the scene. At the scene, the lifeless body of the man was seen in a pool of his own blood, and the house was deserted.”
He also disclosed that “Investigations revealed that there was an altercation between the deceased named Twere Shipiode ‘m’ aged 29 years, and one Paul Ogilo ‘m”, aged 26 years. Upon an intelligence-led investigation, the suspect was trailed to an uncompleted building in Otu-Jeremi where he was seen with a kitchen knife suspected to have been used in committing the crime and he was immediately arrested.”
He said, “Upon interrogation, the suspect admitted committing the dastardly act. He further stated that a fight ensued between him and the deceased after the latter found him in his house and that the deceased accused him of attempting to defile his daughter. He stated that during the fight, he used the kitchen knife to stab the suspect in the neck. The suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.”
20 Secret Cultists and Armed Robbers in the Police Net
Similarly, on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at about 0248hours, Police operatives attached to the Command Raiders unit raided a black spot at Ogarafe, Oghara in Ethiope West LGA during which twenty suspected cultists were arrested and a fabricated wooden gun, Six hundred and forty-eight wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp, one used female pant, various charms, one Knife, Sixteen bottles of codeine, ten packs of razlers, one grinder used in grinding weeds and the sum of sixty-nine thousand (NGN69,000) was recovered. The investigation is ongoing.
Delta State Police Commissioner, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, has mandated all Area Commanders, DPOS, and Tactical Commanders to sustain this tempo and ensure that continuous raids of black spots are carried out within their area of responsibilities. The CP also urges parents and guardians to caution their wards to desist from buying, selling, or taking hard drugs. Whoever is caught will be arrested and prosecuted.