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Published On: Sun, May 26th, 2024

Delta Police Arrest Suspected Cultist Polytechnic Account With Beretta Pistol


LAGOS MAY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Operatives of Delta State Police Command has arrested a suspected cultist, Chief Oviri Onorigho  who is  an accountant   with Delta State Polytechnic, Oghara, Delta State. He was arrested with a Beretta pistol loaded with four rounds of ammunition.

Delta State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) SP Bright Edafe  who made the disclosure in a press statement made available to Urhobotoday disclosed that the 52-Years-old accountant was arrested on   24/05/2024 at about 1130hrs by Delta State Commissioner of Police special team deployed to Ughelli led by ASP Julius Robinson.

According to him, while working on intelligent report, the team  stormed the residence of  Onorigho in  Oghara town, Ethiope West LGA Delta State, adding that a search warrant was executed in his residence during which one Baretta Pistol loaded with four rounds of live ammunition was recovered.

“The suspect was immediately arrested. Preliminary investigation revealed that he is suspected to be a member of Aiye confraternity. The suspect stated that he bought the gun from one Morrison (at large) for two hundred and fifty thousand naira (#250,000), adding that it was for his protection. The suspect is in custody and investigation is ongoing,” the statement revealed.

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