A special team of the Delta State Police Command “Safe Delta” has arrested a female, Bella Lucky and two men, belonging to an armed robbery gang terrorising the city of Warri.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, while confirming the arrest noted that the gang use knives to stab people and Rob them.
He disclosed further that the gang was using the female robber “to deceive passengers, engage them in a discussion, get them carried away, and then, rob them off their possessions.”
“Three of them were arrested. One of them is a very young girl. These are armed robbers who were using a woman. It is a gang using knives, stabbing people and robbing them. They have been arrested and they are in our custody,” the CP said
The trio were apprehended at the McIver Market area of the town on Monday morning by a squad led by CPS Anieteh Eyoh.
It was learnt that the gang of robbers usually operate with a tricycle, otherwise known as ‘Keke Napep’.
“The female member would distract the unsuspecting victim while the guys go to work,” a source said
It was further gathered that the suspected female thief had severally stabbed a yet-to-be-identified woman.
However, the policemen trailed her to a hideout, where daggers and some mobile phones were recovered from the suspected gang.