RIVERS POLICE COMMAND ARRESTS SIX PERSONS WITH ARMS
The Rivers State Police Command says its operatives arrested six armed persons on Thursday, 26th January 2023, at about 11:40am
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in Rivers State, GRACE IRINGE-KOKO in a statement, explained that operatives of the Command arrested the suspects while on a stop and search duty along Elele-Owerri Road, where they intercepted a Toyota Sienna with Reg. No. KNE 194 AJ and six occupants there in.
According to the statement, those arrested include:
(1) Boniface Owoicho “M” Driver Age 55yrs, (2), Momo Junior “M” Age 27yrs and (3), Mudi Moses “M” Age 25yrs.
Others are (4), Ibrahim John “M” Age 35yrs, (5) Abdul Faruk “M” Age 23yrs and (6) Nuhu Imadi “M” all of Kogi State.
The statement disclosed that, after a thorough search conducted in the vehicle, the Police team recovered five arms, (Three English-made single barrels and two English-made automatic revolver barrels) and twenty AA live cartridges.
Also recovered were four Police belts, five knives, two military cardigans, three operational boats, one Civil Defence operation hat, two long-sleeved singlets engraved with Nigerian Hunters and Forest Security Services (NHFSS), four face caps, two woven caps, ten GSM handsets, five ID cards, two touch lights, a bag containing chaplets, rings, beads, anointing oil, one Civil Defence operation trousers and one Muslim neck pullover.
The PPRO in Rivers State, GRACE IRINGE-KOKO also noted that a full-scale investigation has already commenced, assuring that those found culpable would be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigation.
The Command, in the statement urged all residents of Rivers State to remain calm, vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the Police with the following emergency phone numbers: 08039213071 and 08098880134.