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Police Arrest 3 Street Light Vandals In Borokiri, Nabs Suspected Armed Robber With Pistol In Rivers GRA

The Anti-Cultism Unit of the Rivers State Police Command, on 06/05/2023 at about 0515hrs, while on routine stop and search along the Polo Club by GRA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, accosted a Mazda 323 with Reg. No. SKP 990 PM driven by one Covenant Okon “M,” aged 26yrs suspected to be an armed robber.

Upon search, one revolver pistol with one live ammunition was recovered from him. The suspect and exhibits are in police custody while investigation is in progress with a view to apprehending other members of his group.

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In another development, Rivers State Police have arrested three street light vandals. Acting on information provided by Community leaders in Borokiri, Operatives from Borokiri Division arrested three young men, namely: Belema Aggo “M,” Michael Edet “M,” and George Itarikabo “M,” in the act of vandalizing street lights provided for the community by NDDC. Suspects and exhibits, which include eight solar panels, eight heavy duty batteries and two street lights, recovered are in Police custody, while investigation is ongoing to apprehend other members of the gang, as well as receivers of previously stolen items.

Meanwhile, residents of the state have been called upon to remain supportive, law-abiding, and vigilant and promptly report acts of crime and criminality to the nearest police station or by calling the command’s emergency hotlines on 08032003514 and 08098880134.


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