Police operatives attached to Delta State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) yesterday arrested one Okwudili Obi and three others over alleged murder of Sunday Nwachukwu and Fidelis Amani in 2017 in Asem-Uku Community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe told newsmen in Asaba that the police successfully arrested Obi, a notorious principal suspect and his gang for alleged involvement in ‘a case of multiple murder and arson that destroyed many houses in the community’.
He said the suspects who have been on the wanted list of the command were found with three cutlasses, six daggers, one long sword and charms wrapped with red/white blood stained cloths.
The imagemaker also said that the police quick response team raided black spots on April 14, 2021 at Orerokpe, within Modisco Street,
opposite army checkpoint, Jeddo, where Nelson Newman, 27, was arrested with 35 wraps of skunk weed and other quantity of skunk weed inside black nylon bag
Also, sequel to a tip-off, the operatives of the command arrested one Michael Oghorume, 19, a suspected member of a notorious cult gang, who allegedly murdered one Timaya.
Edafe said the suspect was arrested at Eyara community in Otu-Jeremi, adding that he had made useful statement, which led to the arrest of one timothy Samuel, 20, of Eyara community and three others at the early hours of the fateful day.
According to him, one double barrel cut to size gun, some rolls of electric cable wire and one cutlass were recovered from them while the suspects and exhibits were transferred to SCID for further investigations.