WARRI – The Delta State Police Command said it has arrested a middle aged man with a locally made
barrel gun concealed in a bag of garri while traveling in a commercial bus.
According to a press release signed by the Delta Police spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe,
“At about 1030 hrs,20/10/21, patrol team attached to Ovwian Aladja Division while on stop and search duty intercepted a commercial bus carrying some passengers, the operatives upon searching the passengers recovered one locally made single barrel gun concealed in a bag of Garri. The suspect one Pigi Kelvin ‘m’ of Ututuoama town Ughelli South LGA age 42yrs was arrested. Investigation is ongoing”.
“Also, men of Ovwian Aladja Division raided criminal hideout/black spots in Ujvwu Community the suspects who gathered in a large number smoking Indian Hemp took to their heels on sighting the police, they were chased and two of them namely Godspower Alfred age 23yrs and Destiny Akwara 34yrs were arrested and upon search, a locally made cut to size gun and some wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered from them.