Police Arresttwo Suspected Armed Robbers In Delta

The Police in Delta State have  arrested two alleged notorious armed robbers terrorising Abraka and its environs.
The bandits were arrested on Monday following a tipoff by some member of the public after a robbery incident around the University community in Abraka, Ethiope Easth Council of the State.
The Police gave the name of the hoodlums as Ezekiel Akpos, 26, from Ovuorie community and  Kingsley Daniel, 27, from Orogun, Ughelli North LGA of Delta. They confessed to the crime in Abraka.
Akpos said he was part of the three man gang who robbed chief Harrison and other victims in Abraka during the Easter period.
“I am unemployed, since my mother dies I have nothing doing so I came to stay with my brother in Abraka where I met the other gang.
” I  join them to rob Chief Harrison and we took away some amount of money but I don’t know how much because our Oga who is currently at large took the larger part of the  money.
“We are three man gang operating in the area and our informant and  source of information was the vigilante group in the area,” he said.
The victims also in an interview, explained how the bandits break through their iron protectors and climbed their fence wall into their living room and bedroom.
Chief Harrison Jessa, Businessman, said that they break into his home at about 1 a.m and carried away huge some made from his business during the Easter holiday.
“They also took my phones and gold necklace among other valuables.
Also Mrs Tina Iwhiwhy, said the bandits attacked her during the Easter and too away some  cash, three phones, jewelries, ATM card with which the made withdrawal of about N400,000 and slapped her.”We came to the police station today to see the bandits and they have  confessed that they were responsible for the crime and that they attacked us.
The DPO, Abraka Division, CSP Hassan Isah who confirmed the robbery incident to journalists said they recovered  laptop, phones cut to size gun among other valuables from the hoodlums.

I’ve Killed 38 Persons—Suspected Cultist Tells Police

BENIN CITY-Operatives of Edo State Police Command have apprehended a suspected serial killer cultist who allegedly  confessed to have ‘fell’ 38 members of other rival cult groups in the state.
Police said the suspect Mr Frank Ikhuebor, 37, was on a mission to kill his 39th victim one Mr John Osasumwen Evbomwan with two cut-to-size single barrel guns concealed in his trousers, when he was arrested on April 23, 2019.
Interrogation and a search at his residence police added led to recovery of one cut-to-size double barrel gun.
The spokesman, Edo Police Command DSP Chidi Nwabuzor disclosed this to journalists in a statement issued in Benin City, yesterday.
“The Command on 23/4/2019 arrested one Mr Frank Ikhuebor, a cultist and serial killer who was on a mission to kill one Mr John Osasumwen Evbomwan.
“……..Thereafter he was taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) where he made statement and confessed to have killed thirty-eight (38) people”. It stated.
Speaking with our reporter at the police command headquarters in Benin the suspect Mr Frank Ikhuebor said he was formerly a butcher in Leo Black Movement of Africa otherwise known as Black Axe as he had renounced his membership four years ago.
He said he was the vice chairman of vigilante group in Asoro area as he just went out to commence protection of the area when he was nabbed.
“I was a butcher in Black Axe, I have renounced four years ago. I swore to affidavit in court, it was even published in newspaper.
“I am now into barbing and selling of CD plates. I have a big shop. I am planning to marry soon”. Mr Frank Ikhuebor stated.
The chairman of vigilante group in Asoro was quoted to have denied him as his member.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in Edo CP DanMallam Mohammed has vowed to take the battle to the doorstep of unrepentant cultists and criminals in the state.
He assured law-abiding residents of adequate security of lives and property as the ongoing renewed synergy between the police, military, DSS and other sister security agencies would flush out criminal elements from the state.
BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government on Tuesday paid workers salary for the month of April, ahead of the Easter celebration, which commences on Friday.
In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, said the state government’s decision to pay workers mid-way into the month well ahead of the usual 26th day of the month payday, was informed by the need to make funds available for workers to celebrate the Easter festivities with their family and friends.
Checks showed that government workers received salary alerts for April before the close of business on Tuesday.
The governor’s aide said: “Edo State Government wants workers to have money at their disposal for the celebration. This buttresses the government’s commitment to the welfare of workers in the state through timely payment of salary and other entitlements.”
“Workers with the Edo State Government can begin their shopping for Easter well ahead of time. The Easter celebration commences on Good Friday till Easter Monday,” he added.
Osagie said the state government will not relent in implementing worker-friendly reforms to reinvigorate the state civil service. “Some of the novel initiatives include world-class training for workers, revamp of their work environment, timely payment of salary and the migration of operations from analogue to digital platforms for efficiency,” he added.

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