Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command, reacting to a distress call from residents of Rumuagholu Estate in Obio/Akpor on Thursday 7th April, 2022, have successfully arrested two members of an armed robbery syndicate that have been harassing and dispossessing the people of their properties.
The two suspects Wisdom John aged 20years, and Anietie Stephen aged 26 years, both males, were apprehended, while two others narrowly escaped. Items recovered at the scene include various laptops and phones stolen from the residents, as well as a Volkswagen Golf Car with Reg. No. AH 757 NEM, which was used for the operation by the suspects. Investigation is ongoing to arrest other fleeing suspects
Similarly, operatives of the Command arrested two suspects for receiving a stolen ash colored Honda Accord belonging to the Rivers State Government. The vehicle, which was snatched at gunpoint by four armed men, at D/Line Port Harcourt, on the 3rd of April, 2022, was recovered around Abuloma axes in Port Harcourt by the officers. The suspects, one Saidu Adamu aka Alhaji Sani aged 30 years, and Mohammed Sani, aged 62 years, were arrested in possession of the stolen vehicle in the evening of the same day.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Eboka Friday, assures that all hands are on deck to conclude investigations on both cases, arrest other suspects, and charge them to court. He equally encourages members of the public to come forward to claim their stolen properties, with proof of ownership where necessary.
DSP GRACE IRINGE-KOKO
Ag. POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
RIVERS STATE COMMAND