“Arrest, Probe Citizens With Suspicious Sources of Wealth”, Police Order Officers

“Arrest, Probe Citizens With Suspicious Sources of Wealth”, Police Order Officers

  • Police in Delta state have expressed serious concern over the rising cases of criminal activities such as ritual killings, kidnapping, and internet fraud
  • Bright Edafe, the police command's spokesperson, linked the issue to suspicious sources of wealth of some individuals
  • He maintained that the police have charged its operatives to arrest individuals who cannot explain their sources of wealth and income and probe them

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Delta state, Asaba - The Delta state police command has called for a thorough check on individuals who cannot justify their sources of wealth and income, noting they should be investigated and charged to court.

Delta state police command, court
Police to begin probing Nigerians without a legitimate source of income, suspicious wealth. Photo credit: @Brightgoldenboy
Source: Twitter

The spokesperson for the command, Bright Edafe, made this call while urging Nigerians to see the investigation of suspicious wealth as a necessary step in safeguarding communities from the threats of kidnapping, ritual killings, and fraud.

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In a post shared on his X page (formerly Twitter) on Sunday, December 3, the police spokesman lamented rising cases of ritual killings and internet fraud (yahoo yahoo).

Edafe tweeted:

"It is a very sad trend that people feel it's wrong to question the suspicious wealth of persons who can not lay claim to any justifiable means of income. When we have cases of ritual killings, Kidnapping, and even internet fraud. We tell our men to do the right thing and not take it as an avenue to extort."

Suspected cultists arrested for burying man alive in Rivers

In another development, Legit.ng reported that the police authorities in Rivers confirmed the arrest of two notorious kidnappers in the state.

According to the command, the kidnappers masterminded the abduction of Praise Daakian, a former chairman in the Kereken-Boue, Khana local government area of Rivers state, and allegedly buried him alive.

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The police disclosed that the suspects collected N200,000 as part of payment for the ransom from the victim's wife before burying him alive.

Police arrest 2 for starving cousin to death in Nasarawa

Also, Legit.ng reported that two men have been arrested by the police for allegedly locking up their 35-year-old cousin, Mohammed Sani, and starving him to death over allegations of witchcraft in Nasarawa state.

The state acting commissioner of police, Shettima Muhammad, who disclosed this, said Sani was locked in his room where he was starved to death with his hands and legs tied.

CP Muhammad said the family hurriedly buried Sani's remains.

Source: Legit.ng

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