Viral Video: Delta CP Directs Deployment Of Tactical Teams Around The Metro

Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass has reacted to viral video information of a young man narrating how he was allegedly kidnapped in Asaba describing the testimony of the narrator as disturbing.

In response to the viral audio clip being circulated on Whatsapp and other social media platforms, the Commissioner of Police Delta State said that the victim has reported to the police and the DPO ‘A’ Division Asaba alongside the Special Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber-Crime Squad are currently working on available details to unravel and arrest the suspects.

A statement on Sunday, 17th September 2023 signed by Delta State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) DSP Bright Edafe disclosed that the Delta State Police Commissioner, CP Wale Abass has directed the Asaba Area Commander to coordinate an intensive and confidence-building patrol around the metro.

“In compliance with this directive, deployments of combat operatives were drawn from Dragon Patrol, Safer Highway, Eagle-Net, Raiders, Safe Delta, and Rapid Response Squad (RRS). In the same vein, the command’s Special Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber-Crime Squad (SAKCCS) has been mandated to go all out and arrest the perpetrators, while operatives of SIB have been deployed to embark on undercover policing duties and intelligence gathering, Edafe said.

The CP reaffirmed and assured residents of the State of the Command’s commitment to providing security for all and ensuring that the entire state is safe. Members of the public are urged to go about their lawful business while monitoring their environment and report any suspicious person or movement to the Police.