A notorious armed robbery gang have been arrested by operatives of the Anti-kidnapping unit of Bayelsa State Command in Yenagoa, the state capital.
The arrest was disclosed in a statement released by the spokesperson of the command, SP Asinim Butswat.
He said that operatives carried out a sting operation at the hideout of the gang, at Amarata community on Tuesday, 22nd March, at about 6:30.
The PPRO stated:
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the suspects, one Seibokuro Keme Bradikumo ‘m’ 32 years, Agoli Frank ‘m’ 30 years, Ebi Newton ‘m’ 29 years and Dume Odigom Bright ‘m’ 24 years, were responsible for recent robberies in Amarata and environs.”
“During a search on their hideout, Police operatives recovered a Makarov pistol, .9mm ammunition, a locally made pistol, Catridges, and a black barret with the inscription “Deebam 1991”.
The suspects have confessed to membership of Bobos cult group and are cooperating with the Police in its investigation.