Police Officer arrested for armed robbery in Rivers State

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Rivers state police command has arrested one police officer and one other person for armed robbery.

The suspects include’ Sergeant Ibrahim Odege who is attached to the Rivers state police command and one Sampson Inomoghe.


A statement issued by the spokesman of the state police command, Nnamdi Omoni said the suspects were arrested by operatives of Elekahia police division at about 10pm on Saturday after responding to a distress call at the Elekahia Housing Estate.


Three different Handsets belonging to their victims and one locally made Bareta Pistol were recovered from the suspects.


The statement said the suspects have confessed to have carried out robbery attacks.


In the meantime; the Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan has condemned the act and ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects and Exhibits to the State Criminal Investigation Department for investigation, while appealing to the public to increase their security consciousness and report any suspicious character and movement around them to the Police.



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