26 January 2012
Three suspected armed robbers on Wednesday said they got military uniforms they used in their operations in Warri,
, from men of the Joint Taskforce in the Niger Delta. Delta State
The suspects, according to the Police authorities, also claimed responsibility for the recent murder of some military men and policemen in Warri.
More than eight security officers in the state have been killed in the last one month in different locations in the state.
The bandits, who gave their names as Stanley Sapele, 30; Godbless Ebipade, 24; and Alfred Akaebe, 21, insisted that they were “errand boys’’ for men of the JTF in Egwa 11.
They said they came to Warri to mend the army uniforms which were allegedly given to them by the JTF personnel in Egwa 11 before they were apprehended by policemen.