Police Discovers Ammunition Worth Millions in uncompleted building in AnambraConstruction Site

The Police command in Anambra on Tuesday discovered a large cache of ammunition buried at a construction site at Umuowelle, Agulu in Anaocha council area of the state.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Nkiruka Nwode said the ammunitions were unearthed by labourers who were digging the foundation of the building at the site.

Nwode said the workers who were alarmed at the quantity of live bullets being dug up reported to Neni Police Division which immediately went to the place and cordoned it off.

She said the discovery which was in different sizes and calibers was worth millions of Naira.

According to her, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Sam Okaula led a team of personnel to Umuowelle to personally supervise the evacuation of the discovery.

“The Police this morning discovered a large quantity of ammunition at a parcel of land where building work was going on at Umuowelle, Agulu in Anaocha.

“Some labourers at the site struck the ammunitions and reported to the nearest Police division and this morning, the Commissioner was there to personally see things for himself.

“The ammunitions are large, and is worth millions of Naira, investigation is still on and soon we shall get to the roots of this,” she said.

She said the parcel of land belonged to an unidentified man who lived in Enugu.

Nwode said no arrests had been made while the ammunitions had had been sent to the appropriate units for determination of their calibres.

She urged the people in the area to remain calm as the Police were on top of the situation.

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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