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Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Photos: JTF raid local arms manufacturing hideout in Delta State, arrest wanted oil bunkering kingpin, others

Troops of Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) has over the weekend conducted successful raid operations on identified local arms manufacturing hideout in Arhavwarien Kingdom of Ughelli South in Delta State. The Commander OPDS Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman disclosed this to newsmen in Yenagoa during a Press briefing session Monday.

The Commander represented by Commander Sector One, Colonel Moses Gara revealed that during the operation, 3 principal suspects were apprehended following a shootout with the suspects. 
 They are; Mr Isiyaka Uchuko, Mr Ese James and Mr Elvis Phillips. Items recovered from them include; 13 Short barrel local made guns, 5 Double barrel local made guns, 10 x local made pistols, 3 x live cartridges, one empty catridge and 2 x Rounds of 7.62 millimeter special ammunition.
 Admiral Suleiman said in another development, following a tip off, troops arrested one Mr Mathew Okafor, 50 years old in connection with the buying and selling of an International oil company wellhead popularly known as “Xmas Tree” and other wellhead accessories.
He added that, troops also arrested a wanted oil bunkering kingpin, Mr Nkwe Godspower, 42 years old.
Items recovered during his arrest include, 10x Cheque booklets belonging to different banks, an international passport, 5 x different Identity Cards and a sum of 1,000,100. 00 only.
Both suspects are under custody undergoing preliminary investigation.
Admiral Suleiman commended the general public and the press for all the support given to  troops in their effort to achieve OPDS mandate. He appealed to the members of the public to provide timely information to troops in order to get rid of criminals from the region. 


  • At 4 July 2017 at 07:06 , Anonymous femmy said...

    It's a good thing that our military and paramilitary forces stop people like this from operating, it will be better though if they set aside their false pride and learn from them.

  • At 4 July 2017 at 07:20 , Blogger FOLARIN EMMANUEL said...

    It's seems we all don't smell war coming.

  • At 4 July 2017 at 07:37 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    God ll continue to expose them.nndeara

  • At 4 July 2017 at 10:54 , Blogger Pretty woman friend said...

    They should leave ds pp alone abeg!!! Hausas just want to finish Niger Delta pp for nothing. What about, local arm manufacturing hideout in d north?

  • At 4 July 2017 at 13:41 , Anonymous kulikuli said...

    And where do the herdsmen have their armoury? Has there been an arrest of even one of these vampires?
    We all know that Delta and Edo area has been the hunting ground and slaughter house of these monsters recently. So you disarm them but herdsmen maraud the whole place on a killing spree? Is that the agenda? And that man whose Mom was raped and head cut off will clap for you for a job well done? All the farmers who now stay away from their farms are clapping for you? The agenda is no longer so secret. Question is when do people stop applauding all this double standard geared towards wanton wickedness?


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