Delta State Police Raid Suspected Drug Hideout, Recovers Hard Drugs, Arrest a Female Suspect Who Drugged a Motorcycle Rider And Stole His Motorcycle.
By Onome Naomi
Following series of reports the Command has been receiving regarding some drug cartels in the State, and the high rate at which the youths are abusing drugs. The Commissioner of Police Delta state Command, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, PSC+ directed all tactical teams, DPOS and Area commanders to embark on intelligence led raiding to curb this menace, identify all illicit drugs hideouts, arrest and ensure that those found wanting are prosecuted accordingly.
In Compliance with the said directive, the Command Crack squad on 09/03/2022 at about 1835hrs while acting on intelligence, raided a drug criminal hideout at Atata quarters, Ogbomro Community in Uwvie LGA during which one Solomon Okodaso ‘m’ suspected to be a drug dealer and also the Ogbomro Community Chairman was arrested.
The following exhibit were recovered: Twelve (12) bottles of codeine, fourteen (14) sachets of tramadol, one and half (1 ) compressed sack of loud, seventy-three (73) wraps of weeds suspected to be SK, sixty-five (65)tablets of happy mood drugs, one (1) pack of Colorado, one (1) pack of Arizona, nine (9) packets of razlers, one hundred and ninety two thousand naira (#192,000.00) cash, one Samsung handset, one (1) infinix handset, one (1) ash colored Mercedes Benz c350 with reg no. KUJ 664 BH, one (1) white colored Lexus 330 vehicle with reg no. EFR 303 DC. Investigation is ongoing.
A report received by the Area Commander Asaba that on the 23/2/2022 at about 1430hhrs, an Okada rider (Name withheld) carried a lady named Aisha Hassan ‘f’ and one other who pretended to be passengers to Kenu guest house located at Bonsaac, on getting to the hotel, the victim stated that the lady brought out drink for them to drink unknown to him that sleeping pills and suspected hard drug have been added to the drink, after drinking he slept off and to his greatest surprise, when he woke up he discovered that his red colour unregistered KC Sanya motorcycle with Engine No. 162FMJ510828953, chasis No. IPCKL11M1018611 valued three hundred and thirty thousand naira (N330,000.00) has been stolen by the suspects. The Area commander Asaba ACP Nuhu Hamidu, detailed Police detectives to investigate and ensure that the said suspects are arrested. Consequently, the team went on an intelligence led investigation and arrested one of the suspect named Aisha Hassan.
Investigation later revealed that her gang member took the motorcycle to an unknown destination. Investigation is ongoing with a view possibly recover the said motorcycle and to arrest the fleeing suspect.
The CP urges members of the public to help with any useful information that will lead to the arrest of the suspect and also recover the said motorcycle. Members of the public can reach the command through any of the following numbers.
The PPROS Office can be contacted through the following numbers
+234 915 557 0008
+234 915 557 0007
+234 902 907 0037
Or the command control room via +234 803 668 4974
DSP. Bright Edafe PPRO Delta State Command Asaba related this to the press on Saturday, 12th March, 2022.