CRIME

Delta police arrest man with 340 rounds of AK-47 ammunition concealed in Garri

One Solomon Ebe has been arrested with 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition by Police in Delta State.

According to a statement by the Police spokesman, Edafe Bright, the rounds were concealed in a sack of garri.

The statement read, “On October 1, 2021, at about 7:30 a.m., policemen attached to Bomadi divisional patrol team while on stop-and-search duty at Bomadi-Tuomo Road intercepted a cyclist conveying one Ebe who carried a bag containing garri.

“The operatives, who were reasonably suspicious, decided to search the suspect and the bag.

“Upon searching the bag, 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition hidden inside the garri were recovered. The suspect was arrested while an investigation is ongoing,” he said.

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