BUSTED: Police Arrest Two Suspected Car Thieves In Delta, Recover Six Vehicles


The Delta State Police Command has arrested two suspected car snatchers who specialise in snatching vehicles from motorists in Warri and its environs.

The suspects, Phillip Ekugbe and Onome Erikefe, are both from Ekpan, a community in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area.

Also recovered from the suspects were 74 vehicle tyres, 16 vehicle engines, eight gearboxes, 15 motor batteries, and two motorcycle engines.

In addition, the police also recovered from the suspects seven suspected stolen vehicles.

The vehicles recovered from the suspects include four Toyota Corollas (with registration numbers AJ 638 EFR, DU 60 LSR, WWR 799 AE, and KSF 758 DC), a Toyota Carina (WW 748 SL), and an unregistered Nissan car.

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The Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the incident saying “Suspects are in custody, and the investigation is ongoing.”


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