•Kill One Suspected Armed Robber In Gun Duel
The Delta State Police Command said it has arrested six additional suspected killers of the prince of Orhuwhorun town, Prince Eric Takerere, two mobile policemen and carted away their rifles and also attempted to murder Prince Franklyn Takerere.
In a press release on Wednesday by the Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, said, on the September 6th, 2021, police operatives from the Delta State Anti-kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad (SAKCCS) carried out diligent and painstaking investigation on one Godspower Agabarhayowe “AKA” GANAGANA age 27 years and Tony Edwin age 27 years that were earlier arrested on the 09/07/2021 in connection to the murder.
He stated further in the statement that they led the police operatives to their hideout in Udu, Warri, and Aladja where six suspects namely Onoriode Shefo “aka” Chikago “M” age 36YRS, Omagbeosa Sholla “M” age 30 yrs, Godwin Obukoemu “aka” Million “M” age 30yrs, Ejime Mugagan “M” age 34yrs, Ejiroghene Nushe “M” age 24yrs and Egho Monday “M” age 28yrs were arrested.
According to the statement, “they all confessed to be involved in the murder of Prince Eric Takerere, his two mobile policemen. They also led the operatives to their armoury where two AK47 rifles, one pump action gun, one locally-made pistol, four magazines, seventy-six rounds of live ammunition and thirty-eight rounds of live cartridges were recovered”.
Also on the 07/09/2021 at about 0420hrs, the DPO Ovwian/Aladja received a distress call that armed robbers were operating at Ubogo community, and he mobilised Police Patrol Team and vigilante in the community to the scene.
“The armed robbers on sighting the police patrol engaged the team in a gun duel but they could not withstand the superior firepower of the combined team.
“During the gun duel, one of the armed robbers sustained serious gun shot injury while two others escaped.
“The injured suspect was rushed to a nearby hospital but he gave up the ghost while receiving treatment. One locally made pistol with one live cartridge were recovered”, it added.