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Tuesday, 18 March 2014

So You Can Now Buy Explosives In Port Harcourt???




Reading the heading of this post, i guess you will say impossible! but its true or should i say according to Aliyu Ibraham, a 30-year-old man, from Ndo village in Agbada, Kokona local government, Nasarawa State. The Nigerian Police Rivers command arrested him for being in possession of explosives, including detonators and a cordless wire.

The Commissioner of Police Rivers State Police Command, Mr. Tunde Ogunsakin who paraded the suspect said Ibrahim had confessed to be a member of a kidnap syndicate based in Ogbogoro town in Obio/Akpor local government area of the state.He said the suspect also confessed to be a member of a bank robbery syndicate operating between Port Harcourt and Akwa Ibom State. Ibrahim told the police that he bought the explosives in Port Harcourt with the aim of taking them to one Alhaji in Yobe State before he was caught.“He was arrested in Ndele Town in Emohua local government area of Rivers State on March 17, 2014 at about 2:30 pm with a huge quantity of dynamite explosives with their detonators and cordless wire.“The suspect confessed to be a member of a kidnap syndicate based in Ogbogoro town and a member of a bank robbery syndicate that operates between Port Harcourt and Akwa Ibom State,” the commissioner narrated.

He warned kidnappers and armed robbers in the state to leave or be ready to face the wrath of the law when they are apprehended, emphasising that, “we have continued to warn criminal elements to leave the state. If they refuse to leave the state, we will ensure that they face the wrath of the law when they are caught.”

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