CP Abaniwonda Calls for Stronger Police-Community Partnership As Operatives Raid Criminal Den in Delta, Seize Weapons and Ammo

The Delta State Police Command has again recorded another major achievements in the fight against crime and criminality in Agbarho by uncovering hideout of some suspected kidnappers who have been terrorizing Ughelli, Agbarho, Warri, Sapele and environs in the bush at Uwurghelli village by the rail tracks. 

The Command PRO, SP Edafe Bright revealed in a press statement that on 30/05/2024 at about 1050hrs, the Command received an intelligence report from a concerned vigilante member in Agbarho(name withheld) on the hideout of some suspected kidnappers. 

He said sequel to this information, the DPO Agbarho Division CSP Josephine Ekebuike swiftly detailed and led Police operatives to the bush, cordoned off the entire area and carried out an intensive search during which sack bags were sighted hidden in the bush. 

He added that searching the sack bags, three (3) AK-49 rifles, two (2) AK-47 Rifles, and Two Hundred and Seven (207) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition were recovered. 

Therefore, the Command has launched a serious manhunt for the fleeing suspected kidnappers. 

The Commissioner of Police CP Abaniwonda Olufemi commends the DPO and men of Agbarho Police Station for their prompt response to the credible information received and he also advised members of the public to continue to trust and partner with the Police. 

He reiterated that police-community partnership is the best for optimal results, noting that the command is willing and ready to act promptly on credible information received to nip crime in the bud. 

The CP also warned residents to shun all forms of unlawful activities, noting that the command under his watch will not leave any stone unturned in fishing out criminal elements from wherever they are hibernating and ensure that they are brought to justice. 

For distress, complaints or information, members of the public can reach the command on the Control room number on 08036684974 or report to the nearest Police Station 

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