The Delta State Police Command has arrested three female suspects over alleged sale of live cartridges to cultists and armed robbers in Ethiope-West Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesman of the Command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, December 10, 2022.
According to the PPRO, the suspects were arrested during a sting operation on a criminal hideout following an intelligence report that a syndicate which deals in sale of cartridges to cultists and armed robbers hibernates in Boboroku community in Jesse.
“On the 6/12/2022, an intelligence report revealed that a syndicate who unlawfully deals on sales of cartridges to cultists and armed robbers were hibernating in Boboroku community in Jesse where they carry out their nefarious activities,” the statement read.
“Acting on this report, the Commissioner of Police Delta State Command, CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, psc+, directed the Command’s raiders squad to carry out a sting operation on the said hideout,”
“In compliance with this directives, the Commander Raider’s squad detailed operatives who stormed the hideout at Boboroku Jesse Ethiope-West LGA, and arrested one Victoria Willams ‘f’ and two (2) others all from Boboroku community in Jesse and one hundred and thirty (130) live cartridges were recovered. Investigation is ongoing,”