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The Delta State Police command says it has arested a suspected female AK -47 Ammunition dealer and recovered stolen vehicle .

The spokesperson for the command,DSP Bright Edafe in a statement on May 21,2023 said  on 18th May,2023  at about 1857hours, acting on an actionable intelligence gathered about a woman who deals on illegal sales of AK47 ammunition, operatives of the Crack Squad raided her premises located close to Effurun Roundabout, Warri,  during the raid,the suspect named Queen Uwagbogu 34years was arrested, and one hundred (100) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition were recovered 

DSP  Efafe disclosed that on the same date, at about 0745hours, operatives attached to Rapid Response Squad (RRS), while conducting stop and search at Oworigbala community along Okpara-Oworh road Ughelli, flagged down a Lexus RS 350 black in colour with Reg. No. RBC 811 CY, the driver suspiciously offered the operatives money, which they rejected.

The Police spokesperson stated that  the driver immediately zoomed off, noticing that the RRS operatives were hot on his trail and closing in on him, he quickly abandoned the vehicle and escaped into a nearby bush. 

SP Edafe said the vehicle was recovered, a battle axe, and two (2) Iphones were also recovered. 

“Similarly on  18/05/2023 at about 2100hrs, while operatives of Sapele Division anti crime patrol were on  stop and search duty at Amukpe roundabout Sapele,  they intercepted an unregistered motocycle with three occupants, the suspects on sighting the police,  abandoned the motorcycle, their bags and ran into the bush. When the bag was searched, two (2) cut-to-size locally made double barrel guns, seven (7) rounds of 7.62 Ak47 live ammunition,  eleven (11) live cartridges, and other items were recovered”.

The Police image maker further disclosed that  investigation is ongoing in all the incidents.

The AK 47 Bullets

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