Anambra Police Burst Onitsha Gun Running Syndicates, Recover 23 Automatic Pump Action Guns, Arrest Dealers
Anambra Police Busts Gun Running Syndicate in Onitsha; Recovers Twenty-Three Automatic Pump Action Guns
– Arms Dealer and Accomplices Arrested.
The Police in Anambra State have arrested a major arms dealer dealing illegally in prohibited Firearms in the State.
The breakthrough followed weeks of intensive surveillance by operatives of the Command.
A total of Twenty-Three Automatic Pump Action Guns and 625 live cartridges were recovered.
So far three suspects have been arrested in Onitsha while investigation is being expanded.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye has commended the operatives involved in the operation on the instruction of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D, NPM, who provided guidance throughout the operation.
DSP Tochukwu Ikenga
Police Public Relations Officer,
Anambra State Police Command,
18th November, 2023.