One Ifeanyi Ngene, 36, has been arrested in Enugu for an alleged possession of illegal arms. He was arrested on 06/12/2022 at about 9.30am at Akwuke, Awkunanaw, Enugu, by police operatives serving in Anti-Cultism Squad of the command.
Items recovered from the suspect, according to the state police public relations officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, are: one (1) AK-47 rifle with fifty one (51) live ammunition of 7.62 calibre, one pump action gun with twenty-five (25) live cartridges, two (2) AK-47 rifle magazines, one (1) senior police officers’ lineyard, three (3) black-coloured uniform belts, two (2) forest guards’ inscribed black berets and two (2) walkie-talkies.
He said the suspect would be arraigned and prosecuted in court once investigations are concluded.
Meanwhile, the state commissioner of police, CP Ahmad Ammani, has charged police operatives of the command ‘to sustain the tempo in ridding the state of unrepentant criminals’, while calling on the people of the state to continue to assist the police with credible information.