By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Igbudu Number 1 (one) Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State at about 4am on Thursday arrested four suspects over the alleged burgling of some commercial shops in the area, AUTHENTIC News Daily can report.
The suspects had successfully burgled several shops at Deco, Warri/Sapel and McDermott roads.
They were rounded up in the act by the Igbudu Community Vigilante along McDermott road in Warri.
The Igbudu Community Vigilante recovered from the suspects a container of acids with which they burgled the shops.
Also recovered from them were padlocks and several cans of assorted drinks amongst others.
The suspects which includes, Solomon Amos, Imoyi Obus, Ozimi Mega and Okah Obukohwo.
The suspects it was learnt, has been handed over to the Police “A” Division in Warri for interrogation as well as possible prosecution.
In an exclusive chat with AUTHENTIC NEWS DAILY the President of Igbudu Community, Amb. Ogheneovo Pius Oyiboaga confirmed the arrests.
The Community leader noted that this is not the first time the suspects have carried the criminal acts in the Community.
“I was called at about 4am this morning with the information that the robbers were caught during the process.
” This is not the first time they’re doing this. Sometime last week, a man came and complain about his store. How they put acid in the door. But, the boy manage to escape.
“They break a store last week and do away with money and other things along Warri/Sapele road by Deco Junction. They were not caught. But just last night, they came back with the same Method. Thanks to God, they were caught.”
Amb. Oyiboaga who recently raised the alarm over the redeployment of the Divisional Police Officer of “B” Division Police Station,CSP Anieteh Eyoh has chased out the criminals in the area after giving them a tough fight stressing,”We need CSP Anieteh Eyoh back in “B” Division.”
Amb. Oyiboaga also used the medium to advise youths in the area to shun crime and criminalities and seek better means of survivals for their live noting that anyone called will be handed over to the police for prosecution in accordance with existing laws of the land.
One of the shop owners, Jennifer Bazunu said the suspects should not be allowed to go unpunished by the law.
Another Shop owner, Oshomoh Shedrack alleged that the suspects looted his shop dry.
Shedrack whose shop is situated at No.11 Deco Road near Samsung insisted that the suspects must be prosecuted.