Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have
arrested a suspected armed robber, Davison Edehede and
recovered one AK-47 rifle with nine rounds of live
Acting spokesperson for the command, DSP Bright Edafe,
who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, August 27,
said a suspected cultist, Ifeanyi Ajudia, was also arrested
at Ibusa and a fabricated pistol recovered from him.
“Stop and search has been vital in helping the command
fight crime in the state. It is part of the proactive policing
that has been put in place by the Commissioner of Police
Delta State Command, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, psc+
which continue to help nip crime in the bud,” he stated.
“On the 23/8/2021 at about 0700hrs, Safer-Highway teams
stationed between Delta/Edo boundary along Sapele Benin
road while on stop and search duty intercepted a white
colour Nissan Maxima Reg. No. JJJ 494 ES. The Vehicle
was flagged down for search. Upon searching the vehicle
one AK47 rifle with breach No. 7165 with nine (9) rounds
of 7.62mm live ammunition was recovered.The suspect
one Davison Edehede ‘m’ 34yrs of Ugbor road Ukpaka area
of Warri was arrested. Investigation is ongoing.
“On the 23/8/2021 at about 0700hrs, acting on a credible
information received that a cultist has been trailing one
man (name withheld). Delta state police command Raider
operatives were detailed to investigate the and unravel the
person behind the threat
“They went on an intelligence led investigation which led
to the arrest of one Ifeanyi Ajudia ‘m’ at Ibusa. A thorough
search was executed in the house and premise of the
suspect where one locally fabricated berretta pistol
without magazine was recovered. Investigation is
ongoing.” he added.