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War On Drugs Peddlers: 20 Arrested As CP Orders Raid on Drug-Infested Blackspots

Upon the directive of the Commissioner of Police, CP Nwonyi Polycarp Emeka, for Divisional Police Officers, Heads of Departments and Tactical Commanders to conduct intelligence guided raids on drug-infested blackspots within their Area of Responsibilities, Operatives attached to the Choba Division , on Tuesday 20th June, 2023, at about 0700hrs, in synergy with other security outfits, raided a blackspot and effected the arrest of the following persons: Lucky Amadi ‘M’ aged 42, Amarachi Okereke ‘F’ 29yrs, Christian Otu ‘M’ 27yrs, Henry Obisike ‘M’ 24yrs, Glory Nwanike ‘F’ 29yrs, Joseph Nwite ‘M’ 37yrs, Collins Assor ‘M’ 26yrs, and Godwin Onyia ‘M’ 44yrs all of Rumuosi in Rivers State.

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Others are Godspower Enyia ‘M’ 44yrs, Ekumere Worlu ‘M’ 20yrs, Duke Wonuigwe ‘M’ 30yrs, Uche Oriji ‘M,’ 25yrs, Chika Jackson ‘M,’ 30yrs all of the same address.

Similarly, one Gentle Wali ‘M’ 34yrs, Chinedu Nwangbo ‘M’ 38yrs, Solomon Erick Ihundah ‘M’ 16yrs all of Rumuekini, Bobmanuel ‘M’ 40yrs of Choba, and Kelvin James ‘M’ 28yrs of Ogbogoro have been raided at various locations within Rivers State.

Exhibits recovered from the suspects include drugs such as Cannabis, Crack, Tramadol, Codeine, Rohypnol, Aphrodisiacs, Skunk, Toy Gun and a Knife.

Preliminary Investigation is ongoing upon which conclusion the suspects will be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for further investigation and possible prosecution.

Meanwhile, members of the public are enjoined to remain law-abiding and report suspicious activities in their neighbourhoods to the police through the following emergency lines: 08032003514 and 08098880134.

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SP GRACE IRINGE-KOKO, anipr,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
RIVERS STATE POLICE COMMAND,
PORT HARCOURT.
20/06/2023

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