Another 6 Suspected Kidnapers Terrorizing Eastwest Road Killed In Gun Duel At Obelle, Emohua LGA
The Rivers State Police Command has arrested six suspected Kidnappers and killed six other suspected cultists at Obelle town in Emohua Local Government Area terrorizing Motorist along the Eastwest road the Emohua LGA Axes
The state Commissioner of Police, Nwonyi Emeka in a press briefing at the Command’s headquarters in Port Harcourt said operatives of Anti-cultism and Tactical units stormed the hideout of a gang led by one Uchechukwu Daniel Okana a.k.a Hunhman and on sighting the Police, the hoodlums opened fire, but the trained force returned fire for fire
The police Boss also explained that on Friday 30th June 2023 Police Operatives on patrol along King Perekule junction GRA, Porthacourt intercepted and rescued a victim who narrated how one of their friends was kidnapped .
The commissioner revealed that Officers acting on credible information trailed kidnappers to their hideout, where victims were rescued unhurt at Ozuoha in Ikwerre Local Government Area while one suspect Buchi David was arrested.
Our Correspondent reports that exhibits recovered include one locally fabricated gun, cut to size guns, six cartridges, empty shell and iPhone. Empty shell recovered from suspects
CP Nwonyi continued that in a related development, on Friday 30th June, 2023 cult related activity were taken place at hospital road, Bonny, the cultists ran away on sighting the Police while one pistol, a bag and techno phone were recovered.
Similarly, Rivers Police Boss revealed that on June 20,2023 Special Area Division at Rumudomaya and local vigilance group raided criminal hideout .
He stated that suspects both male and female aged between 5 to 28 were arrested, different hard drugs recovered.
CP Emeka further explained that at Slaughter behind Rumuokoro market,3 PMF uniforms, Army cap, locally fabricated pistol, live cartridges were recovered when the combined team of Policemen and vigilante stormed the hideout.
The Rivers Police CP also revealed that operatives of Anti-cultism unit, Operatives of Anti-Cultism Unit Bori Annex, on Wednesday, 05/072023, at 1000hrs, while on patrol at Yonkuru Community in Khana LGA, arrested one Baridakara Baridam, a.k.a Ojukwu, who has been on the wanted list of the State Police Command.
On interrogation, he confessed to being one of a three-man gang comprising Mali from Bere Community and Lekian, a.k.a Tall Man, both from Khana LGA.
The suspect confessed to owning two AK-47 rifles, which they use in their criminal activities, the two AK47 riffles as been recovered. Investigation is ongoing.
“On Sunday 02/07/2023, at about 1300hrs, following the incident of Store-breaking and Stealing reported by one Tobbins Soye ‘m’, the Manager, Paldos Investment Nigeria Ltd located along East-West Road, Choba, Port Harcourt, that on Saturday, 01/07/2023 at about 0800hrs, he discovered that the company’s warehouse was broken into and many cartons of their branded products were carted away by unknown thieves, police operatives swung into action and arrested one Grace Ebere ‘f,’ aged 24yrs. The suspect was the company’s Sales Representative and a native of Arochukwu, Abia State but resident at Elder Kingsley Street, Ada George, Port Harcourt. She conspired with one Silas Johnny Udom ‘m,’ aged 30yrs of Mkpat-eni LGA, Akwa-Ibom State but resident at Chinda Street, off Ada George Road, Port Harcourt and broke into the warehouse by damaging the padlocks with corrosive substance suspected to be acid.
Both suspects confessed to the crime and led police operatives to the house of the third suspect at Chinda Street, Port Harcourt.
The following stolen goods were recovered from them; eleven cartons of three-crown milk; Eleven cartons of refilled powdered Three Crown milk; Fifteen cartons of 400mg Peak milk; twenty-five cartons of Three Crown evaporated milk; four cartons of 800mg Peak milk, four cartons of Baby Peak milk; five cartons of Frisco rice; one carton of 900mg Peak milk and eight cartons of 14mg Peak milk, all valued two million, six hundred and thirty-six thousand naira (N2,636,000).
Also recovered is a Blue coloured Toyota Camry saloon car with Reg No. ABC 473 GY, property of the second suspect which was used to cart away the stolen goods.
Investigation has been activated to arrest other culprits.