Police Recovers Guns , Mercedes SUV Dump by Armed Gang in Anambra
By Oge Onyeanusi, Onitsha
Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have bursted another armed criminal gang , recovers two Pump Action Guns and One Mercedes SUV dumped by kidnappers in the state
In a press released issued by DSP Tochukwu Ikenga , Police Public Relation Officer , Anambra State Command stated that On Thursday, 3rd August 2023 at about 8.30 P.M. A detachment of Police-led Forward Operating Base at Aguata while on patrol of Uga – Ezinifite Expressway saw an SUV drive past at a terrible speed., suspecting that they may be kidnappers with an abducted victim, the team went in pursuit.
In his release , several kilometres later the team found the vehicle in a ditch but without any occupant.
DSP Ikega said that the Police Operatatives found clothing with blood stains in the vehicle as well as Two Pump Action Guns and a Machete. The vehicle, a wine-colored Mercedes GLK 350 4matic with Registration No. Enugu ENU 484 JV was recovered and deposited for safekeeping at Area Command Headquarters in Uga.
Meanwhile , the Commissioner of Police, *CP Aderemi Adeoye* while commending the Joint Security Team for its vigilance has ordered a full-scale investigation to locate the owner of the vehicle and ascertain circumstances leading to the recovery of arms and offensive weapons from the fleeing hoodlums. He enjoined people in the neighborhood not to harbor criminals but to turn them over to law enforcement in the interest of community safety