Delta State Police Command officers killed 10 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers during a raid on a hideout in the Kwale area of the province.
A spokesman for the order, DSP Bright Edafe, said in a statement on Sunday, May 22, that the campaign was carried out by a joint team comprising the State Anti-Cybercrime / Cybercrime Squad, Dragon patrol team, RRS Operatives, and Anti-Sect Volunteers.
“Following the killings, arson, kidnappings, armed robberies, assaults on civilians and police officers while on duty and confiscation of firearms, the Commissar did not disregard their efforts to arrest and ensure that these criminals are arrested,” the statement read.
As a result, the Command Command conducted a spy-led investigation and on 21/5/2022 for about 0500 hours, the Delta State Police Commissioner elaborated on a joint task force comprising the State Anti-Cybercrime Squad, the Dragon Guard , RRS Operatives, and Anti-Cult Volunteers from Agbor, Ekwoma, Igbodo, Ibusa, Abavo, Kwale respectively
“Joint forces launched an operation and raided the hideouts of the armed men in Kwale Axis. The Hoodlums were armed with AK47 rifles and ammunition when they saw police officers firing indiscriminately and the team joined them equally. A fierce gun battle.
“As a result of the police brutality, ten of the alleged kidnappers / armed robbers managed to break free and some fled with firearms. Five AK 47 rifles, six magazines and one hundred and seventeen (117) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition were recovered from them.”
The CP while reassuring citizens that the Commander will continue to maintain the status quo, also urged members of the public, vigilantes, anti-Cult volunteers and other non-state actors to continue working with the Police to ensure the Delta state never collapses. be a safe haven for criminals.\667