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Rivers State Police Command Confirms Arrest Of Serving Police Officer In Connection To Armed Robbery Incidents At Elekahia, Matter Transferred To SCID

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PRESS RELEASE:
RIVERS POLICE ARRESTED TWO ARMED ROBBERS WHILE ROBBING VICTIMS AT ELEKAHIA.
Operatives of the Elekahia Division on 16/1/2021 at about 2200Hrs responded to a Distress call at the Elekahia Housing Estate, where two armed robbers who were robbing people and dispossessing them of their valuables were arrested.
2. The timely arrival of the Police led to the arrest of the two armed robbers who were later identified as Sergeant Ibrahim Odege attached to the Operations Department of the Rivers Police Command and one Sampson Inomoghe ‘m’ 32yrs from Nembe in Bayelsa State but resides at Rumuokwrushi in Obio/Akpor LGA.
3. The duo were arrested at the scene of crime with the following Exhibits:
Three different Handsets belonging to their Victims and one Locally made Bareta Pistol. One of the Victims, Mrs Doris Elechi identified them as those that robbed her of her Tecno Handset, which is one of the Exhibits recovered.
4. At the Station, the Suspects confessed to have carried out the robbery attacks among other revelations.
5. Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G.Mukan psc (+) has condemned the act and ordered the immediate transfer of Suspects and Exhibits to the State Criminal Investigation Department for Investigation, while appealing to the public to increase their security consciousness and report any suspicious character and movement around them to the Police via the following security numbers:
08032003514
08098880134
08033396538

SP Nnamdi Omoni (ANIPR)
Police Public Relations Officer
For: Commr.of Police
Rivers State Command.
17/1/2021

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