Operatives of the Bayelsa State Police Command’s Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) have arrested a four-man suspected armed robbery gang in Yenagoa, the state capital.
The command also recovered a Beretta pistol from the suspects.
The police identified the arrested suspects as 30-year-old male, Prefateyah Francis; 41-year-old male, Job Molo Edward; 41-year-old male, Barine Nwinee; and 44-year-old male, Edho Kingsley.
According to a statement sent to DAILY POST through the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, the arrest was carried out “following a tip-off SWAT Operatives, Bayelsa State Command stormed a criminal hideout at Ebisam Road, Yenagoa, on 6th July 2021 at about 1700hours and arrested four suspected armed robbery gang members, who were planning an operation.”
He revealed that the pistol was recovered from Francis.
“They have volunteered useful information, the suspects will be charged to court at the conclusion of Investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command, CP Mike Okoli, fsi, calls for continued support from members of the public to enable Police succeed in the arduous task of fighting crime,” he added.
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