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Published On: Tue, Aug 20th, 2019

Police, vigilantes recover 50 motorcycles from hoodlums in Delta

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By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba

Police in Abavo Community in conjunction with Abavo Community vigilante group in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State have recovered 50 motorcycles from suspected hoodlums who have allegedly been operating in the area over the years.
Chairman of Abavo Community vigilante group, Comrade Miracle Okoh who confirmed the recovery of the motorcycles from the suspected hoodlums in Asaba on Monday, said that members of the group acted on intelligence gathering, adding that the group arrested two suspects who during interrogation confessed to the crime in collaboration with others.
Comrade Okoh said that one of the suspects had had bullet wounds, adding that he confessed to have been involved in robbery incident alongside his gang members.
“We arrested two suspects who took us to where they have been keeping motorcycles and we recovered 50 motorcycles and they confessed a woman who hailed from Obiaruku Community,they confessed that after stealing the motorcycles,they will take them at times to Boji Boji metropolis and Edo State where they have been selling them before nemesis caught up with them,”Okoh disclosed
The Police Commissioner in the state, Adeyinka Adeleke had earlier confirmed the arrest of two Suspected robbers who specialized in robbing owners of motorcycles and their motorcycles at gunpoint, adding that they were being detained at the State CID for further investigation.
Meanwhile, Comrade Miracle Okoh has said that the Suspects have been handed over to the Police at Abavo Police Division including the 50 motorcycles for further investigation and warned criminals that it would no longer be business as usual for them except they relocate elsewhere.

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