Following the directives of the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji to all the Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, operational and tactical Commanders as well as intelligence officers to secure public places and guaranteed a safe and secure environment for all, three POS armed robbers have been arrested.
Giving details of the arrest, Public Relatiions Officer of the command, DSP William Ovye Aya said, “Operatives of Operation Puff Adder II attached to Iyara division received a report that on 13/4/2021 at about 2200hrs, three armed men invaded a POS shop at Ogidi, attacked the operator, inflicted injury on him and forcefully collected unspecified amount of money from him.
“Consequent upon the report, the Operatives of Operation Puff Adder II promptly swung into action through an intelligence led operation trailed the suspects to their hideout and were arrested.
The three suspects are Gideon Zaccus 45 years, Medupin Joseph 24 years and Ofolabi David, 20 years.
“Items recovered from them include one single barrel gun, phones.
“The suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police reassures members of the public of the Commands level of commitment in synergy with other security agencies in the State to ensure adequate protection of lives and properties.
“He calls on the public to sharpens their power of observation and volunteer credible and timely information on the activities of criminal elements in the State.”