BY THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
DELTA STATE COMMAND, CP ARI MOHAMMED ALI, FCIA, psc+
DEATH OF A SUSPECTED ARRMED ROBBER/RECOVERY OF ONE AK47 RIFLE: Today 1/8/2022 at about 0735hrs, Police patrol team attached to Illah Division while on stop and search duty at Ogbada quarters along Illah–Akwukwu-Igbo road, three armed men suspected to be members of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) attacked the team.
The team engaged them in a fierce gun duel during which one of the hoodlums was neutralized while the other members of the gang escaped with gunshot injuries. One AK47 rifle with breech no 2534896 and six rounds of 7.62MM ammunition were recovered. Manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang is ongoing.
CP ARI MOHAMMED ALI, FCIA, psc+,
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
DELTA STATE COMMAND