A 15 years old is among the suspects arrested by Rivers State Police Command for drug possession.
The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Nwonyi Polycarp Emeka said that on 28th of June 2023, between the hours of 7:am and 12noon, police operatives attached to Special Area Division, Eagle Monitoring Unit, other Tactical teams and local Vigilante men of Obio-Akpor embarked on a joint rigorous and intensive raiding of criminal hide-outs and illicit drug sale outlets within Obio-Akpor L.G.A.
Emeka said: “The outcome of the joint operation was a harvest of suspects comprising of young boys and girls between the ages of 15 and 28 and assorted exhibits were recovered including different hard drugs suspected to be Ice, marijuana, cannabis, cocaine, and heroin.
“Also recovered from the premises of the slaughter behind Rumuokoro Market were three PMF uniforms without name tags, one Army camouflage scarf, a green army raincoat, cult-related accouterments such as cutlass, a small axe, daggers, one locally fabricated revolver pistol with one live cartridge, and four expended cartridges. The suspects have been professionally interrogated and profiled.”
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