Delta State Commissioner of Police Wale Abass commends officers and men of the command for their tireless efforts in crime fighting and admonished them to sustain the tempo.

The Command under the leadership of CP Wale Abass is leaving no stone unturned as it has continued to sustain the successful tempo in the fight against crime and criminality which is largely due to the proactive approach adopted by the Commissioner of Police Delta state command.

The CP also assured residents that the Police will not allow criminally minded persons in the state to have peace, noting that the police will fish them out from their place of abode and ensure they are brought to justice.

Below are some of the successes recorded.

On 24th of May, 2023 at about 9pm, the commander Rapid Response Squad (RRS) SP Omouwuigbe Nosakhare, acting on credible intelligence about a suspect who hibernates somewhere in Warri but a member of a dreaded kidnap syndicate, led operatives of RRS and stormed his criminal hideout in Uvwie LGA of Delta State, where the suspect named Cyril Efe  of Ohorhe community was arrested. A search warrant was executed in his premises where one (1) English Berretta pistol and fifteen (15) rounds of 7.62mm AK-47 ammunition were recovered. Investigation is ongoing.

On 24th of May, 2023, the Command's Decoy squad led by the commander ASP Julius Robinson embarked on a covert operation.

This operation was sequel to a previous complaint lodged by a victim of "one chance" robbery (name withheld) who was robbed by these syndicate on the 16th of May, 2023 at about 7pm, along Benin-Asaba expressway close to Asaba airport, carting away her handbag and other valuables.

On 24th of May, 2023, the operatives armed with technically derived information on the suspects trailed and arrested one Ananias Omachefu Akoji ‘m’ aged 31yrs of Kogi state but resident at Okwe, Asaba.

The suspect led the operatives to Abraka market where the leader of the gang named Chinedu Sunday in whose possession the victims sim card was recovered and he was also arrested.

During the course of investigation, the suspect confessed to the crime and took the operatives to their hideout where properties of the victim and other suspected stolen items were recovered. Further investigation led to the arrest of two other suspects who usually buy some of these stolen items from them They are all in custody, and investigation is ongoing.

On another development, operatives attached to Orerokpe Division, while on intensive stop and search/visibility patrol along Jeddo road, intercepted one Tuji Oyeniwe ‘m’ aged 38yrs, of small town street Jeddo community with a suspicious looking bag.

The suspect was subjected to a search during which weeds suspected to be indian hemp and other hard drugs in large quantities were found in his possession and packaged in a mini rubber cups for sale.

The suspect was promptly arrested and taken into custody. Preliminary investigation also revealed that he is suspected to be a notorious drug peddler in Okpe and environs. 

Effort to arrest his accomplices is ongoing.