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22-year-old man arrested with arms, ammunition in Edo

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Francis Obina Okoye, a 22 years-old man was arrested by the Edo State Police Command for alleged possession of arms and ammunition

FIDELINFO gathered that the suspect was arrested on the Benin-Lagos road by Ovia River, Benin City, this was according to the Public Relations Officer of the Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, who disclosed this to newsmen

Nwabuzor said the suspect was arrested by the operatives attached to the Command’s monitoring unit during a stop and search operation.

According to him, the operatives attached to the Command’s monitoring unit while on duty on the road intercepted a commercial bus driven by the suspect,

“During search conducted on the vehicle, one Branil pistol with 9 round of ammunition, one POS machine were recovered from him,” he said.

He said the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed

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