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Police recover guns hidden under tricycle seat in Asaba

Posted by on September 13, 2022 0

Operatives of the Delta State Commissioner of Police Decoy Squad have recovered a fabricated AK 47 rifle, twelve (12) rounds of 9mm live ammunition and twenty-three (23) live cartridges concealed in a black polythene bag.

The weapon was found hidden beneath the rear passenger’s seat of a tricycle at the Hausa Market in Asaba.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

He said the items were recovered during a thorough search of a tricycle after a distress call by residents.

According to DSP Edafe, “The Command in a swift response to a distress call from Hausa Market in Asaba, about some suspicious looking persons using a tricycle in the area, operatives of Command’s CP-Decoy Squad were detailed to the area where the hoodlums on sighting the Police abandoned a de-faced tricycle and took to their heels.”

DSP Edafe said, “effort is been intensified in collaboration with local vigilantes to arrest the fleeing suspects.”

Police recover guns hidden under tricycle seat in Asaba


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