24 July 2024

Police recover AK-47 rifle, pump action, others in Delta

Police Surveillance Team from Ekpan Division in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, have recovered one AK47 Rifle, one magazine loaded with seven (7) rounds of 7.62mm Ammunitions, one English pump action gun with three (3) live cartridges, and two cut-to-size Double Barrel Gun in a sack abandoned in an uncompleted building in Aladja Community, Udu Local Government Area.

The recovered items were abandoned by some criminal elements operating within Warri, Udu,Koko and proximate environs on Wednesday, August 16th, 2023, at about 1600hrs.

It was learnt that the Police trailed the criminals into their hideout at Aladja Grammar School in Aladja Town Udu Local Government.

The Command confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

The Police image maker said the hoodlums fled the scene upon sighting the Police.

According to him,”A search was conducted immediately around the uncompleted building and a sack bag was found.”

He noted that the items were recovered during a search of the sack bag.

DSP Edafe said, “Efforts are on top gear to identify and arrest the said hoodlums.”



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