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JTF raids home of notorious robber, arrest three

17 March 2015, 08:00

Abuja - Operation Pulo Shield, the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Niger Delta, has raided the home of a suspected notorious armed robber in the Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, PUNCH reports.

The JTF has revealed that it had made three arrest during the raid but the unnamed suspect, however, escaped through a swamp when the operatives arrived.

Ado Isa, Joint Media Campaign Centre Coordinator, confirmed the incident and said two cellphones belonging to the arrested suspects were also seized on the scene.

Also read: Man hacks neighbor to death

In addition, the troops also raided the suspect's illegal refinery and discovered 30,000-litre capacity tanks and substances suspected to be illegally refined Automated Gas Oil.

Two speed boats, one pumping machine and 4000 litre drum filled with kerosene were also found at the refinery.

It was revealed that the items had been set ablaze while the suspects are currently being kept in the custody of the JTF.

Reda more at PUNCH


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