2nd October, 2021
By Edeki Igafe
The Police Command in Delta has arrested one Solomon Ebe over alleged possession of 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition concealed inside bag of garri.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Warri.
Edafe said that the suspect was apprehended on Friday by the patrol team of the Bomadi Police Division.
He said that the police operatives were in a stop and search duty in the Bomadi/Tuomo Road in Bomadi Local Government Area of the state.
“On Oct. 1, 2021 at about 07:30 hrs, policemen attached to Bomadi Divisional patrol team while on stop and search duty in Bomadi/Tuomo Road intercepted a cyclist conveying one Ebe who carried a bag containing garri.
“The operative who were on reasonable suspicion decided to search the suspect and the bag.
“Upon search, 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition hidden inside the garri were recovered. The suspect was arrested while investigation is ongoing,” he said.