Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi has assured residents of a peaceful, safe and secured state.

CP Abaniwonda Olufemi further warns that all forms of criminality, lawlessness, or behavior that contravenes the laws of the land will be dealt with accordingly.

This was contained in a press release made available to journalists by the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Bright Edafe DSP in Asaba, Delta State.

The release noted, “On 05/02/2024 at about 0800hours, while men of Dragon Patrol were conducting stop and search along Kwale – Ogwashi-Uku Expressway.

The police operatives intercepted a commercial Sienna Bus conveying passengers from Ughelli to Asaba. The team subjected the passengers to a random search.

During which one (01) locally fabricated Pistol and two (02) live cartridges were recovered from one Fidelis Akpos ‘m’ aged 23 years, a resident of Ewhu Community Ughelli South L.G.A.

The suspect concealed the gun and cartridges inside a polythene bag containing smoked fish to serve as a decoy, but the professionally trained Policemen uncovered the exhibit despite his antics.

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The said suspect who is now in the police custody and investigation is still ongoing.

In another development, on 7/2/2024 at about 1100hours, operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) while conducting stop and search at Head-Bridge Asaba, flagged down a Toyota Hiace bus for a routine check.

During the search, three cartons containing one hundred (100) bottles of CSC Codeine and four hundred (400) sachets of 250mg of Tramadol, and some other suspected hard drugs were recovered from the trio of Lucky Emmanuel ‘m’ of Ughelli aged 40yrs, and Enunwuune Snu ‘m’ aged 46yrs, and Jacob Efedeye ‘m’ aged 32yrs.

The suspects are in custody and investigation is ongoing.

The Commissioner of Police Delta State, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi psc, expressed his sincere appreciation to the officers for carrying out their duties diligently and outsmarting these suspects.

He reiterates that under his watch, the command will do all it takes within the ambit of the law to ensure that a safer environment for all Deltans, residents and non-residents is achieved.

He further urged the law abiding public to always report any criminal activities to the nearest police station or call the Command Control Room: (08036684974; 08125958005; 09053872287).

Alternatively, anonymous tip-off can b