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Police Uncover Kidnappers’ Den In Delta, Recover 3 AK-49, 2 AK-47 Rifles Hidden In Sack Bags

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The Delta State Police Command has successfully busted a criminal hideout in Agbarho, recovering a cache of weapons and ammunition.

Police spokesman, SP Bright Edafe who confirmed this, said that on May 30, 2024, at about 10:50 am, the Command received a tip from a vigilante member about a suspected kidnappers’ hideout in the bush at Uwurghelli village.

He said that the DPO Agbarho Division, CSP Josephine Ekebuike, sequel to the intelligence report, led a team of police operatives to the scene, where they found and recovered three AK-49 rifles, two AK-47 rifles, and 207 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition hidden in a sack bags.

The police are currently on the hunt for the fleeing suspects.

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Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Abaniwonda Olufemi, has commended the DPO and men of Agbarho Police Station for their swift reaction to the credible information received and he also advised members of the public to continue to trust and partner with the Police.

He reiterated that police-community partnership is the best for optimal results, noting that the command is willing and ready to act promptly on credible information received.

The CP also warned residents to shun all forms of unlawful activities, noting that the command under his watch will not leave any stone unturned in fishing out criminal elements from their hiding place and ensure that they are brought to justice.

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