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Four-man robbery gang nabbed in Bayelsa, Police recover arms

Four suspected armed robbers who had been terrorizing Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, were apprehended on Wednesday by members of the Bayelsa State Command’s anti-kidnapping team.

It was learned that the alleged robbers were apprehended following a sting operation by officers at the gang’s hideaway in Amarata Community, Yenagoa, on March 22, 2022, at around 0630 hours.

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According to a statement issued to reporters on Wednesday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Command, SP Asinim Butswat, the four suspected armed robbers were arrested and one Makarov pistol, a locally made pistol, ammunition, and a Barret with cult insignia were recovered from them.

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The statement reads “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.

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During a search on their hideout, Police operatives recovered a Makarov pistol, .9mm ammunition, a locally made pistol, Cartridges, and a black barret with the inscription “Deebam 1991”.

The suspects have confessed to being members of the Bobos cult group and are cooperating with the Police in its investigation.

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