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A middle-aged woman (name withheld) in Okpanam community of Delta State was on Monday set ablaze in the town by yet-to-be-identified persons.




It was gathered that the incident had caused tension and panic in Ogbeozoma Quarters, where the tragedy occurred.

The Police image maker in the state, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka, who confirmed the incident, said a man (name withheld) who tried to rescue the victim had been hospitalized at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba due to the injuries he sustained.

In fact, neighbours who heard the mans shout rushed him to the hospital while investigation is ongoing with a view to tracking down the suspects.

Meanwhile, the Police Anti-Fraud Unit of the Delta State Police Command has arrested one Abdulla shuaibu of 193 Nnebisi Road Asaba for allegedly exchanging fake Euro notes.

Confirming the arrest of the suspect, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, said the suspect was arrested based on a report by a customer (name withheld) who had met the suspect to exchange local currency for Euro.

According to the police boss, after the days business the complainant discovered that all the 37 pieces of Euro notes were fake. He said the victim deposited the fake currency with the police who immediately arrested the suspect.

The police commissioner said 87 pieces of different denominations of fake 100 Euro notes suspected were recovered from the suspect.

Meanwhile, the police at the SCID have arrested one Ali Abubakar 33 years old near Central Mosques, Deidel Abuja for illegal possession of fire arms.

The commissioner also confirmed that policemen on patrol along Asaba Benin Expressway intercepted a Toyota Hiace commercial bus with registration No XC 291 AGB, adding that during search, two brand new automatic Jejeff pump action guns with breaches Nos 6611 and 6829 and packets of live cartridges were recovered from the suspect who claimed to be a passenger. He reportedly claimed he was taking the guns to Benin for someone.

He said that the suspect currently detained at the SCID would be charged to court on completion of investigation.

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