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Ikpoba-Okha Vigilante, JTF Apprehends Criminal Gang At Ukhiri Community, Environs

…sets trail on others
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Thursday December 10, 2020

The Vigilante Group and Joint Task Force in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area today apprehended a criminal gang at Ukhiri Community in Ward 8 of the LGA

The operation came following a tip-off communicated to the Ikpoba-Okha Vigilante Group which immediately swung into action accompanied by the JTF

The criminal gang which has been terrorizing Ukhiri Community and environs dispersed into the bush upon sighting the Vigilante and JTF, 4 of them however, were caught by the Ikpoba-Okha Vigilante Force

Amongst items recovered from the robbers are double barrel, bags of live cartridges, 3 vehicles

As at the time of filing in this report, the Vigilante and JTF were still in the bush in search of the other gang members at large

The robbers have been handed over to the State CID for further action

The Ikpoba-Okha LG Chairman, Dr. Eric Osayande has reiterated in his several security engagements that the LGA will no longer be a safe haven for criminal tendencies

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