By Augustine Ehikioya
For allegedly masterminding the theft of seven computers in his school, a computer operator, Oki Precious, has been arrested by Police officials in Delta State.
The operator, who was employed by the Parent Teachers Association (PTA) of Nana Primary School, has been charged to court.
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA).
The statement said “On 2/3/2022 at about 1500hrs, a staff of Nana Primary School reported that eight (8) out of fifteen (15) Zinox computers supplied to the school by Delta State Government have been stolen.
“Upon receipt of this report, the DPO ‘A’ Division Warri detailed Police detectives who swung into action. The detectives after a painstaking investigation, on 6/3/2022 arrested the principal suspect named Oki Precious ‘m’ age 34yrs.
“Investigation later revealed that the suspect is the computer operator working in the school and employed by the Parent Teachers Association (PTA) of the school.
“The suspect led the Police to his house where seven (7) computers were recovered. Case has been charged to court,” it added.
On the second case, the statement said fifteen male suspects were arrested with hard drugs in their possession.
“On the 7/3/2022 at about 0325hrs, operatives of the Command Raider’s Squad in conjunction with Raider Volunteer Corps raided several black spots in Animeli Road by Panama Junction and Kevin Road both in Sapele.
“During the raid, fifteen (15) male suspects were arrested during which the following items were recovered: fifteen (15) grams of substances suspected to be cocaine, one (1) compressed sack of substance suspected to be Indian hemp, seven (7) packets of tramadol, twelve (12) syringes,
“Four (4) CSP codeine syrup bottles, two crushers, some items suspected to be charms, one (1) cooler soaked with suspected Indian hemp popularly known as ‘monkey tail’, one (1) grinder and twenty (20) packets of razlars. Investigation is ongoing,” it stated.