Police Intercept Six Armed Bandits In Rivers

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command last week Thursday at about 1140hourrs on stop and search duty along Elele-Owerri road intercepted a Toyota Sienna with Reg. No. KNE 194 AJ with six occupants Boniface Owoicho,  aged, 55, Momo Junior, aged, 27, Mudi Moses, aged, 25, Ibrahim John,  aged, 35,  Abdul Faruk, aged, 23, and Nuhu Imadi all from Kogi State.

The Public Relations Officer of the Rivers State Police Command, SP Grace Iringe Koko in a statement said following a thorough search conducted in the vehicle, the police team recovered five arms, (Three English-made single barrels and two English-made automatic revolver barrels), and twenty AA live cartridges.

SP Koko said  four police belts, five knives, two military cardigans, three operational boots, one civil defence operation hat, two long-sleeved singlets engraved with Nigerian Hunters and Forest Security Services (NHFSS), four face caps, two woven caps, ten GSM handsets, five ID cards, two touch lights, a bag containing chaplets, rings, beads, anointing oil, one civil defence operation trousers, and one Muslim neck pullover were also recovered.

The Police image maker disclosed that full-scale investigation has commenced and those found culpable will be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigation.

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