May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

Police Arrest Suspects In Connection To Drug Offenses In Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command have arrested over 20 suspects in connection to drug-related offences in the state.

The arrest followed the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Nwonyi Polycarp-Emeka, that Divisional Police Officers, Heads of Departments and Tactical Commanders conduct intelligence-guided raids on drug-infested black spots within their areas of responsibility.

Operatives attached to the Choba Division, in synergy with other security outfits, raided a black spot and arrested some suspects.

The Police also arrested some suspects in Rumuosi and Ogbogoro communities, both in Obio/Akpor LGA.

The suspects include; Lucky Amadi, Christian Otu, Henry Obisike, Glory Nwanikwe, Joseph Nwite, Collins Assor, Godwin Onyia, Godspower Enyia, Ekumere Worlu, Duke Wonuigwe, Ichegbo Orji, Chika Jackson, Gentle Wali, Chinedu Nwangbo, Solomon Eric-Ihundah, Bobmanuel, and Kelvin James.

In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Grace Iringe-Koko, exhibits recovered from the suspects include; cannabis, crack, tramadol, codeine, Rohypnol, aphrodisiacs, skunk, a toy gun and a knife.

The spokesperson of the Command noted that a preliminary investigation is ongoing, while the suspects will be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for further investigation and possible prosecution.

Meanwhile, the Police have advised members of the public to remain law-abiding and report suspicious activities in their neighbourhoods to the Police.

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