Some of the recovered weapons

Juliana Francis

The Police in Anambra State have arrested a major arms dealer dealing illegally in prohibited Firearms in the State.

According to the Command’s spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga, the breakthrough followed weeks of intensive surveillance by operatives of the Command.

A total of 23 Automatic Pump Action Guns and 625 live cartridges were recovered.

He added: “So far, three suspects have been arrested in Onitsha while the investigation is being expanded.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, has commended the operatives involved in the operation on the instruction of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, who guided the operation.”


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