The Nigerian police force has arrested one Henry Samuel an alleged notorious drug baron and leader of an armed robbery gang in Bayelsa State.
A statement from the Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Police Command Asinim Butswat disclosed that the arrest was as a result of intensified operations on hideouts of armed robbers and suspected cultists in the state by the command.
The statement reads in part that:
“On 23 April, 2018 at about 0400 hours, following interrogation and confession of an armed robbery suspect, operatives of Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS),Yenagoa, stormed the residence of one Henry Samuel ‘m’ 33 years, a kingpin of a notorious armed robbery gang, at Ovom, Yenagoa.
Upon thorough search of his house, the operatives recovered the following items; one Browning Pistol, breech number PK401158 with three rounds of live ammunition, one locally made revolver pistol with four rounds of live ammunition, one locally made single barrel pistol, with four live AAA cartridges, one Toshiba laptop, two infinix phones, one Techno phone, four daggers, one basin full of bags of weed suspected to be Indian hemp.
Efforts have been intensified to arrest other gang members, conclude investigation and charge them to court.”