Police Detects Robbers’ Armoury In Anambra

“With these, they can defeat a small army.” These were the words of Ballah Nasarawa, the Commissioner of Police in Anambra state, when the Inspector-General of Police Special Task Force on Heinous Crime and the state anti-robbery squad exposed of a large cache of arms in the hideout of a suspected criminal gang in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state.

While displaying the arms and ammunition in Awka, the state capital, the Commissioner of Police, Ballah Nasarawa, said the seizure included 14,425 rounds of ammunition; 27 AK47 rifles; one K2 rifle; two 06 rifles; one General Purpose Machine gun; one rocket launcher; 17 rockets; 13 rocket grenades; six pump action guns; three dane guns; and a Berretta pistol.

According to him, the arms were hidden in an armoury dug in the ground around a ramshackle structure in Ifite Oraifite, adding that two suspects had been arrested in connection with the discovery.

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