One Merit Salvation, a 23-year-old man in Bayelsa suspected to be an armed robber, has been alrehe you by the operatives of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Azikoro Division.
Recoverd from the suspect was a locally-made pistol and three 9mm ammunition and his arrest was effected following a collaboration between the youth leaders and vigilantes from Akaba community, in Yenagoa, the state’s capital.
The suspect is cooperating with the Police in its investigation. Bayelsa police spokesperson said;
“On 23rd August 2021, while on patrol at Akaba community at about 0230 hours, Police operatives arrested the suspect one Merit Salvation ‘m’ 23 years, in possession of a locally made pistol and three .9mm ammunition”.
Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng E. Echeng also advised residents to always volunteer useful information that will assist the police in fishing out criminals in the state.