Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a male and female military impersonators with 10 pairs of military camouflage uniforms amongst other military accoutrement recovered.
The Spokesperson for the State Police command, DSP Edafe Bright stated that the suspects had lodged in Beji Court Hotel in Bendel Estate, off Airport Road, Effurum.
It was gathered that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of the Ogborikoko Police Division, Martha Ikong, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), got information about the said impostors.
Bright said the suspects Jemilia Suleman, 48, a native of Plateau State and Monagor Charles, 61, of Ndokwa East Local Government Area, Delta State, were arrested after the DPO detailed and led Surveillance operatives in conjunction with military personnel to the hotel.
He said: “Items recovered from them includes 10 pairs of military camouflage uniforms, six T-shirt, jungle caps, one T-shirt and one singlet. All of military camouflage uniform. The lady suspect confessed that she bought the said uniform in the market and use it earn a living. Investigation is ongoing.”
In another development, a patrol team from Okpanam Police Division have arrested three suspected robbers while on transit.
Security Watch Africa (SWA) reports that the suspects, Friday Worfer, Sunday Panwal and Emmanuel David, were arrested by operatives while on stop and search behind three upstairs Okpanam.
“The suspects were on a Bajaj (Boxer) motorcycle with Reg. No. AKM 705 VM, when they were intercepted. The rider escaped, while the other three accomplices one Friday Worfer, Sunday Panwal and Emmanuel David all of Ogbe-Obi Quarters Okpanam were arrested.
”When search was conducted on them, one locally made pistol and one cartridge were recovered from the suspects. They are suspected to be among the syndicate who rob in Asaba and Okpanam axis mostly at night. Investigation is ongoing to arrest the other fleeing suspect,” the Police spokesperson said.
Also, Police acting on information from a vigilante member at Elu have arrested a suspected Vikings cultist, Etor Lucky, 20.
Report has it that the suspect and two other members of the Viking confraternity were disrupting social wake keep and harassing invited guest in Elu community.
“The DPO Ozoro division mobilized Police patrol team to scene and arrested the said Etor Lucky and recovered a cut-to-size locally made single barrel gun. Investigation is ongoing,” Bright said.