Police arrest three suspected robbers in Delta, recover gun

A police patrol team on routine stop and search duty along the Bomadi-Ohoror road has arrested three suspected armed robbers in Delta State.

The suspects include Promise Jonah, 27yrs; Friday Frank, 29yrs; and Bekus Ayibe.

The Police also recovered one locally-made pistol and two cartridges from Jonah.

The suspects were intercepted in a Daylong unregistered motorcycle.

The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammad Ali, confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

The police image maker said, “Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect Promise Jonah contacted the other two suspects and told them he has a gun and that they should look for a motorcycle to steal.

“The suspect Friday Frank, who resides in Bomadi, boarded a bike and took the unsuspecting bike man to GRA waterside in Bomadi where the other two suspects came out with the gun and threaten the bike man who submitted the keys and fled.

“Luck ran out of them when the Police team intercepted them. The victim has identified all suspects as those who robbed him of his motorcycle.

“Suspects are currently in custody while an investigation is ongoing.”


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