A police officer attached to the Operations department of Rivers state Police command identified as Sergeant Ibrahim Odege was arrested with one other also identified as Sampson Inomoghe for armed robbery in Elekahia area of Rivers state.
The suspects confessed carrying out other robbery attacks in different locations.
SP Nnamdi Omoni, Public relations officer of the Rivers state Command speaking after the arrest and subsequent handover of both suspects to the Rivers state police command said “The two armed robbers were later identified as Sergeant Ibrahim Odege attached to the Operations Department of the Rivers Police Command and one Sampson Inomoghe ‘m’ 32yrs from Nembe in Bayelsa State but reside at Rumuokwrushi in Obio/Akpor LGA.”
“The duo were arrested at the scene of the crime with the exhibits including three different handsets belonging to their victims and one locally made Bareta pistol.
“One of the victims, Mrs Doris Elechi identified them as those that robbed her of her Tecno Handset, one of the exhibits recovered.”