From Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa
The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a notorious armed robbery suspect, Keme Azorobor, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital.
Azorobor who has been on the wanted list of the Bayelsa State Police Command has been fingered for high-profile robbery cases in Yenagoa and its environs.
Investigations revealed that the suspect was arrested during a clearance operation at Otiotio road, Yenagoa.
Azorobor is said to have during interrogation made a useful confessional statement that is helping the Police in tracking other gang members.
The spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat in a statement said a locally made pistol was recovered from the suspect.
The statement read in part: “Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping unit, Bayelsa State Command have arrested a notorious armed robbery suspect, who was on the wanted list of the Command for various armed robbery cases in Yenagoa and environs.
“The suspect, one Keme Azorobor, 27 years, a native of Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State, but residing in Yenagoa, was arrested during a clearance operation at Otiotio Road, Yenagoa on 24th July 2022, at about 2345 hours. The suspect was searched and a locally made pistol loaded with one live cartridge was recovered from him.
“He has confessed to the level of his involvement in various armed robbery cases being investigated against him and his cohorts, now at large. Investigation is ongoing to arrest his gang members and bring them to book.