On Thursday at about 7:45 pm, barely a few hours to presidential and national assembly elections, police officers of Delta State Police Command led by CP Adeyinka B Edeleke intercepted a White Toyota Hilux vehicle without late Number and recovered 128 Pieces of Explosives and 5 pieces of Electric detonators inside the back compartment of the Hilux truck along Ughelli-Patani road, Delta State.
Occupants of the vehicle refused to stop at the Police Check Point leading to a hot pursuit from the Police tea. The 2 Suspects in the vehicle swerved in High Speed into a bush before jumping and escaping. On searching the recovered vehicle all the above-mentioned explosives were discovered.
The White Toyota Hilux Vehicle and the explosives are now at the Delta State Police Command Headquarters, Asaba under the custody of the Explosives and Ordinance Department (EOD) of the State Police Command.