Following numerous complaints from residents of Ekpan and environs on the antecedents of kidnappers and armed robbers in Ekpan, Warri, and environs, the Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Wale Abass psc, ordered the deployment of CSP Aliyu Shaba to Ekpan Police Station with a clear mandate to sanitize the area and ensure that Ekpan and environs are safe for all residents.
Consequently, the newly posted DPO, acting on credible intelligence gathered on the hideout of suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and the location of their weapons. The DPO on led a combined team of policemen attached to Ekpan division and military personnel of 3 battalion Nigerian army Ekpan, on a string operation and raided their hideout at Agadaga avenue off Jakpa road, Ekpan on July 3, 2023 at about 1600hrs.
A thorough search was conducted at an uncompleted building during which one (1) AK-47 Rifle with five (5) magazines loaded with One Hundred and Sixty-one (161) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, one (1) Assault Rifle with two magazines loaded with fifty-nine (59) rounds of 5.56mm ammunition, two English pump-action guns, One Hundred and Ten (110) rounds of live cartridges, one (1) Double Barrel gun, one Single Barrel gun, one toy gun, cutlasses, and a bunch of charms wrapped in a cap were retrieved.
A frantic effort to arrest the criminal syndicate is ongoing.
The commissioner of Police CP Wale Abass psc solicits maximum cooperation from members of the public, particularly Deltans, especially in the area of making available any useful information that will aid in crime fighting to the Police.
CONTROL ROOM NUMBERS:
- 09155570007 ( PPRO’S OFFICE)
DSP BRIGHT EDAFE
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
DELTA STATE COMMAND,