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Suspected armed robber arrested in Delta

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Suspected armed robber arrested in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a theft suspect and recovered one locally-made gun with two dwell cartridges from him.

 

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Shiny Edafe, in an announcement on Tuesday, mentioned that the suspect recognized as Ovie Maxwell, 25, was arrested by operatives from the Ekpan Divisional Police Station on Monday at about 5pm. 

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The arrest adopted a tip-off {that a} younger man was being robbed by a gang of two suspected armed robbers on the way in which to work together with his brother. 

 

“On 15/11/21 at about 0700hrs, info bought to the DPO Ekpan Police Station {that a} younger man (identify withheld) of refinery street Ekpan was being robbed by a gang of two suspected armed robbers,” the PPRO said.

 

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“The incidence occurred on similar date whereas the sufferer and his youthful brother have been going to work. The DPO Ekpan rapidly detailed operatives to the realm. The group on attending to the scene engaged the robbers in a gun duel alongside NPA categorical manner by Niger Cat Ekpan, one of many robbers escaped whereas the opposite suspect named Ovie Maxwell 25 years previous of Ekpan group was arrested and one domestically made gun with two dwell cartridges have been recovered from him. Manhunt for the fleeing suspect is ongoing.” 

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