The Rivers State Police Command says it recorded success in tackling all manner all manner of crimes and criminality headlong upon the assumption of office as CP MAUSTPHA DANDAURA as the commissioner of police rivers state from JULY 2019
The CP while parading suspects arms and ammunition recovered from criminals in various local government areas in the state said the command has sustained onslaught against criminals since the Launch of Operation sting; he said the governor blessed the command with 85 operational patrol vans, armored cars and gunboats to bring crime to the barest minimal.
The Commissioner of police in Rivers state CP Mustapha Dandaura also revealed that the since the governor handed over 89 operational vehicles and gunboats to the command it recorded success in a crime free yuletide celebrations for the first time in several years of the history of Rivers State nothing that after the Christmas celebrations the command continued with its covert operations and made the following recoveries.
said the command raided and destroyed over 20 militant camps in Khana and Gokana in a combined operation with sister security agencies in an operation that lasted for two weeks, they stormed to the camps belonging to hoodlums in various forest within the Ogoni axis and recovered arms and ammunition as follows: 4 AK47 RIFFLE, 4 PUMP ACTION GUNS. 1 BARRETA PISTOL, 1 LOCALLY MADE PISTOL, 7 MAGAZINES,60 ROUNDS OF 7.62 AMMUNITION, ONE WOODEN CARVERD GUN, SIRENS, CHARMS AND 2 TOY GUNS.
While in a joint operation at UBIMA/ELELE AND OMERELU forest in Ikwerre LGA over 30 camps used for kidnapping was destroyed and dismantled and some hoodlums were arrested and the following was recovered from the hoodlums; – 3AK47 RIFLES, 1 PUMP ACTION GUN,1 BARRETA PISTOL, 1 LOCALLY MADE PISTOL, 6 MAGAZINES, MILITARY UNIFORMS, 1 CARVED GUN
3 In another joint operation men of tactical operations stormed the forest of Etche in the wake of the attacks and kidnapping of motorist combed the forest of OBIBI and arrested hoodlums, rescued victims and recovered the following items. 3 AK47 RIFLES, 1 PUMP ACTION, 1 BARRETA PISTOL, 2 LOCALLY MADE PISTOLS, 6 MAGAZINES, 1 CUT TO SIZE GUN
The commissioner said in the eve of Christmas another coordinated operations was carried out by the joint operatives where bushes in RUMUJI. EMUOHA, OGBAKIRI, RUMUODOGO AND NDELE COMMUNITIES where hoodlums had taken over the communities arrested some of the kidnappers, armed robbers and the recoveries of large cache of arms which includes 5AK47 RIFLES, PUMP ACTION GUN, LAR RIFLE, 1 LOCALLY MADE PISTOL, ONE BARRETA PISTOL, 40 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION, 12 HANDSETS AND 40 CARTRIDGES. Our Correspondent reports that a total of 6 suspected cultist were arrested, 7 suspected kidnapper,10 suspected Armed Robbers were cooling off and helping police with further information while the summary and cache of arms and ammunition recovered from the hoodlums includes 65guns, one machine gun, one G3, 80 Cartridges 20 magazines, 648 ammunition, some pieces of tramadol and 20 pieces of laptops computers.