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*By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan.
Three suspected armed robbers terrorising innocent residents of some communities in Delta State have been arrested.
SWIndependentnews.com.ng reports that the suspected criminals were arrested in different locations in the State.
The development according to a press release by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe stated that one among the armed robber specialises in dispossesing his victims of valuable assets including money with dummy gun.
The statement through the detail analysis of how the suspects were arrested stated that Men of the Police Eagle on Monday June 14, 2021 at about 1130hrs while on a routine patrol/ stop and search duty along Ughelli-Warri express way intercepted a Toyota Picnic car, navy blue in colour with Reg. No. AAA 464 YA with six (6) male occupants.
He noted that the countenance of some of the passengers crave suspicion, hence they were all asked to come down for search. “While at the process of searching, three locally made pistols, two handsets, one mobile phone, power bank and the cash sum of three hundred and sixteen thousand six hundred and forty naira only (N316, 640.00) were recovered in possession of two among the occupants.
“The two suspects,  One Kelvin Godstime age 20 of Upper Afisere in Ughelli North LGA and  Samson Ekutu,  23yrs of Ugbogeme of Udu LGA were arrested”.
According to the statement, the other armed robber who specialises in robbing victims with dummy gun was arrested Sunday June 13, 2021 at about 2310hrs by my of the Okpanam Police Division in a response to a distressed call received that an armed robber entered into the house of the distressed caller (name withheld) armed with a gun forcing victims that does not have cash to transfer money to his account.
“The DPO swiftly deployed patrol teams to the area. The patrol teams on getting to the scene cordoned the area, and arrested the suspect one Emmanuel Peace ‘m’ about 18yrs old with a wooden dummy gun.
“The suspect had already successfully forced an aged couple to transfer the sum of six hundred thousand Naira (N600, 000) to an account number owned by one Anwanga Abasi Nathaniel Udo. Other exhibit recovered from the suspect includes two (2) knives and one (1) torchlight”, it added.

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