Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber with 340 rounds of AK-47 ammunition hidden inside bags of gaari.
The suspect, identified as Solomon Ebe,was caught by policemen attached to the Bomadi Divisional patrol team during a stop and search along Bomadi/Tuomo road.
Confirming the arrest to the newsmen, spokesperson of the state police command, Bright Edafe, said;
“On the 01/10/2021 at about 07:30 hrs Policemen attached to Bomadi Divisional patrol team while on stop and search duty along Bomadi/Tuomo road intercepted a cyclist carrying one Solomon Ebe ‘m’ age 37yrs of Tuomo Community Burutu LGA Delta State carrying bag containing Garri.
“The Operative who were discreet in their responsibilities on reasonable suspicion decided to search the suspect and the bag. Upon search, three hundred and forty (340) rounds of AK47 live ammunition hidden inside the Garri were recovered. Suspect was arrested and investigation is ongoing,” the statement read.