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Police nab PoS robbery suspect in Delta

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Police Command in Delta has arrested a member of a Point of Sales (PoS) armed robbery gang at Ethiope West Local Government Area of the state and recovered ammunition from him.

A police spokesman in Delta, DSP Bright Edafe said in Warri, Delta on Wednesday that the 27-year-old suspect, a member of a three-man armed robbery gang, was arrested on Monday

Edafe said police operatives that arrested the suspect were on a routine patrol on the Mosogar-Oghara Expressway in the local government area when they sighted the suspect and his accomplices now at large.

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“The suspects on sighting the patrol team fled into a nearby bush, but one of them was arrested with a locally-made pistol and a live cartridge.

“The other two suspects escaped into the bush. The arrested suspect confessed that the three of them specialised in PoS robbery,’’ he said.

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Edafe said further investigation was ongoing into the matter.


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