…as CP warns officers to desist from all forms of corruption and incivility
By Okosun Dennis
The Delta State Police Command has apprehended one Pigi Kelvin, 42 years old male of Ututuoama town Ughelli South Local Government Area.
It was learnt that on October 10, 2021, at about 1030 hrs, a patrol team attached to Ovwian Aladja Division while on “stop and search” duty intercepted a commercial bus carrying some passengers.
The operatives upon searching the passengers recovered one locally made single barrel gun concealed in a bag of Garri.
According to the Command spokesperson, DSP Edafe Bright disclosed that also on October 11, 2021, at about 0740hrs, men of Ovwian Aladja Division raided criminal hideout/black spots in Ujvwu Community the suspects who gathered in a large number smoking Indian Hemp took to their heels on sighting the police, they were chased and two of them identified as Godspower Alfred, 23, and Destiny Akwara, 34, were arrested.
A search carried out led to the recovery of a locally made cut to size gun and some wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.
The Commissioner of Police Delta state, CP Ari Muhammed Ali has warned officers and men of the Command to desist from all forms of corruption and incivility to members of the public.
The CP had an enlarged meeting with Area commanders, DPO’S, Tactical commanders, and other officers in the Command on 8th October 2021 and he reiterated the fact that the command under his watch will not tolerate such, mercenaries have been put in place to check the activities of men posted and any erring officer will be dealt with accordingly, citing the two officers dismissed recently as an example to all.
The CP also ordered that stop and search should be intensified, while constant raiding of black spot/criminal hideout should be sustained.