Discovery Of Illegal Alcholic Wine Factory: Delta Command Arrests Suspect


…Recovers Locally Made Single Barrel Gun, Stolen Vehicle

Delta state Police commissioner of police, Muhammed Ali has continued to deliver on his promise for the state to be crime free, and as such, men of the command doing everything possible by taking the battle to these criminals.

On Friday 16th April, the commander anti cult unit, SP Christopher Igbaji, mobilized operatives from SACU on a sting operation with the civilian anti-cult volunteer corps arrested one Kenneth Ajie, of Amadaga village, in a statement made available to uncovered an illegal factory where fake alcoholic wine is being produced at Ovwia, Udu Local Government of the state.

Items recovered
The suspect who specialises in producing, sales of fake and sub-standard wines in his house, operate without any license, according to the suspect, he sells the wine for the sum of three hundred naira (#300) per bottle and three thousand, six hundred naira (#3,600) per carton, he confessed that he bottles the wine himself, he uses already used bottles at N10 per bottle, also claimed he buys cork from open market, adding he washes the bottles, cork himself and sell to the members of public, according to him, he alone produces one to three cartons a day.

Exhibits recovered from Kenneth include, bottles of the drinks suspected to be fake alcoholic wine, case is still under investigation.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday April 28th, Men of ‘A’ Division Warri received a distress call from one of the police constabulary attached to ‘B’ division Warri, that four suspected armed robbery gang in a Toyota camry (pencil light) were operating at Ubor axis in Warri, The DPO A Division Warri CSP T.Y. Mahmud, mobilized and led anti-crime patrol team in search of the hoodlums.

Recovered Camry car
They were later sighted between Ogwangwe and NPA, the police engaged them in a hot chase to Iyara, the hoodlums eventually abandoned the Toyota Camry Reg no. TE845 AAA, The Vehicle happens to be the same vehicle that was stolen at Ekuremu street in Warri on April 22nd, 2021 belonging to a renowned journalist Felix Ekwu.

One locally made single barrel loaded one live cartridge was recovered, there was few shots released toward their escape route and it is believed that they went with bullet injuries. The DPO ‘A’ Division led men for a search, where abandoned shoes, neck chain and phone charging cord were recovered at the escape route. Iyara vigilante and indigenes of Iyara were put on red alert to be on the lookout as well. Effort is ongoing to arrest the fleeing robbers while the vehicle has been recovered.


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