Tuesday, 23 November 2021 10:07

65 -year-old Man Caught with Drugs, Ammunition in Delta

Security operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a 65 years old man, Mr. Solomon Udanya, for allegedly being in possession of 130 rounds of live cartridges.

The suspect, who was apprehended last Friday, was also caught with a single barrel gun as well as three packets of tramadol, six bottles of codeine and various contraband drugs.

 

Delta State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Edafe Bright, in a statement he issued yesterday, said the arrest, last Friday at about 4.30 p.m., was a result of continuous raid on black spot and criminal hideouts in the state.

According to him, “on 19/11/2021 at about 1630 hrs, operatives attached to the command’s crack squad in total compliance with the directive of the Delta State Commissioner of Police on continuous raiding of black spot/criminal hideouts acted on intelligence gathered over a period of time and raided a criminal hideout at Emevor Community in Isoko North LGA and arrested one Solomon Udanya ‘m’ aged 65yrs.

“The following exhibits, One hundred and thirty rounds live cartridges, one single barrel long gun; three packets of tramadol; six bottles of codeine and various contraband drugs were recovered from the suspect. Investigation is ongoing, “he said.

 

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