Delta Police shot a suspected kidnapper OBJ, arrest others
Men of the Nigeria Police Force, attached to Delta State Command has killed one Felix A.K.A “OBJ” a suspected kidnapper in a gun duel between the robbers and Police, while others were arrested.
The suspected kidnappers were said to have snatched a riffle from a police officer and killed one Godspower Emmanuel.
In a statement by the Police Pubic Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe said; “The fourth member of the gang was shot dead during an exchange of fire with the police.”
The statement further added; “In compliance with this directive, on 30th April at about 1.pm, acting on information received via intelligence gathered on an armed robbery gang that snatched one AK47 rifle from a police officer and also allegedly kidnapped and murdered one Godspower Emmanuel ‘m’ after collecting N400,000 ransom were sighted at a hotel in Agbarho.
“The Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ovwian Aladja division, CSP Aliyu Shaba mobilized and led detectives to the area in search of the suspected criminals.
“While the search was ongoing, the suspects sighted the policemen from hiding and opened fire, which the police equally responded. During the gun duel, one Felix A.K.A “OBJ” was shot and later confirmed dead at the hospital, while three other suspects namely Stephen Precious ‘m’ 19yrs old, Godstime Sunday ‘m’ 28yrs old, and Apene Prince ‘m’ 28yrs old, were arrested with various degrees of bullet injuries.
“One AK 47 rifle with breech no. 19617, eighteen (18) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, one English double barrel gun, eleven (11) Android phones, two button phones, one long knife, one suspected stolen white coloured GLK Mercedes Benz with reg. no YAB 733 BK, two bottles of codeine, two wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered. Investigation is ongoing.”