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Anambra police arrests gunrunner, recovers 375 live cartridges


Police in Anambra State have intercepted a gunrunner, Felix Owaya from Delta State who specializes in supplying arms and ammunition to men of the underworld.

A press release by the Anambra State Police Command, through its spokesperson, SP Tochukwu Ikenga stated that the man was nabbed in Onitsha.

The release read, “On 15/6/2024 by 1:30 pm, police operatives attached to Fegge division while on patrol along Niger Street, Onitsha arrested one Felix Owaya ‘M’ aged 48yrs of Ika South LGA of Delta State.

“The operatives recover 375 live cartridges from him.

“During interrogation, the suspect confessed that he was sent by one Mr Charles Ogboma to a man he is yet to mention to collect the ammunition.

“Meanwhile, the investigation is still ongoing.”

Ikenga quoted the the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam as commending operatives who made the recovery for their vigilance and tenacity of purpose.

He was also quoted as directing all personnel in the command to sustain the tempo of crime prevention and detection in service of the people of the state.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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