SAHARANEWS – On Friday night, February 22, the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force intercepted vehicle loaded with bomb along Ughelli-Patani Road Delta State.
SaharaNews gathered that the weapons, which were loaded in a white Toyota Hilux vehicle without a number plate, included 128 pieces of explosives and five pieces of electric detonators have been handed over to the Explosives Ordinance Department (EOD ) of the Police.
ASP Chuks Orisewezie, the acting Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) who confirmed the report while speaking with Igbere Tv newsmen said occupants of the vehicle refused to stop when the police on stop-and-search flagged them.
According to ASP Orisewezie; “The occupants later abandoned the vehicle and fled into a bush when they were chased by the Police,”
“The van and the explosives are now in Delta State police Command Headquarters Asaba and have been handed over to the Explosives and Ordinance Department (EOD) of the State Police Command