Police officers of the Eagle-Net Patrol Team in Delta State, while on a stop-and-search duty along Sapele-Warri Expressway, arrested two suspected armed robbers with a gun found in their possession.
Newsmen gathered that the suspects, 20-year-old Joshua Stephen and 21-year-old Wisdom Obano, were arrested on Friday.
The Police Public Relations Officer for the State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed in a press statement that the police officers intercepted an Audi Saloon car with Reg. no. QA 480 UGH, carrying the two suspects who looked suspicious.
The PPRO said, “The team subjected them to a search during which one locally made pistol and two live cartridges were recovered from them.
“The two suspects were arrested and investigation is ongoing.”
In another incident, the police have recovered a Lexus jeep reportedly snatched from its owner along Ughelli-Warri Road, also in Delta State.