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Asaba: Police Arrest Robbery Suspects In Possession Of 100 Rounds Of AK 47 Live Ammunition

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Asaba: Police Arrest Robbery Suspects In Possession Of 100 Rounds Of AK 47 Live Ammunition

By Daniel Dafe

The Divisional Anti Crime Patrol team attached to ‘C’ Division, Asaba, on Monday at about 8.30a.m. have arrested two robbery suspects in possession of 100 rounds of AK 47 live ammunition.

The police were on stop and search duty at the head-bridge, Asaba, Delta State, where they intercepted an unregistered KC Sanya motorcycle conveying four men including the rider, one of them holding a black polythene bag.

Upon sighting the Police, the suspects abandoned the bike and took to their heels.

The Officers who gave them a hot chase arrested two of the four suspects.

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A statement by the police Spokesperson in the state, DSP Bright Edafe, gave the names of those arrested as Michael Reuben ‘m’ 29yrs and Odemba Onochie ‘m’ 30yrs, both of Okoanala Oko in Oshimili South LGA of Delta State.

He added that “in the black polythene bag in possession of one of the suspects, Michael Reuben, one hundred (100) rounds of 7.62MM AK 47 live ammunition were recovered hidden inside the bag.”

He said that manhunt for the other fleeing suspects is ongoing.

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