The suspects, Ofemu Obus, 23 years, and Henry Ekpu, aged 28, according to a statement by the spokesperson of the Delta Command, Bright Edafe, were arrested on Thursday, October 27, 2022, by Police Operatives attached to the Command’s Raiders squad.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed their arrest said the suspects are in Custody and the investigation is ongoing.
Edafe said the men were apprehended during a stop and search operation carried out by the Dragon patrol teams 29 and 26 led by an Assistant Superintendent of Police in the state, along Warri-Sapele road by Okwuvo Okpe LGA.
He stated that a Daylong motorcycle with Reg. No. Delta UGH 353 VQ carrying two male occupants was intercepted. The Policemen conducted a search on them during which, one (1) iphone, one (1) Infinix phone, one (1) Nokia torch phone were recovered.
”While the search was being conducted, the owners of the Phones started calling, and they alleged that they were at Sapele and Oghara respectively. The two suspects were later identified as John Francis ‘m’ age 26yrs of Uru-Ughelli Street Agbarho and Godsent Orogun ‘m’, age 25yrs of No. 18 Ovwiagba. Suspects are in custody while Investigation is ongoing.” he said