ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Operatives of Enugu State Police Command serving in New Haven Division, have recovered firearms with ammunition from escaping armed robbery suspects.
The Police also, have intensifies discreet investigation to fish them out.
The incident occurred on 16 June, 2023, according to DSP Daniel Ndukwe, Police Public Relations Officer State Headquarters, Enugu, on Sunday, in Enugu.
Items recovered from them include; one double-barreled locally fabricated gun with one live and expended cartridges each, from escaping armed robbery suspects, at New Artisan Bridge, off Enugu/Port-Harcourt Expressway.
According to the statement, the hoodlums abandoned the firearm with the ammunition on sighting the operatives, who immediately went on their trail.
Their arrest was made possible following the receipt of credible information that the miscreants were sighted in the location perfecting their criminal plans.
Meanwhile, discreet investigative actions to fish out the fleeing criminal elements are underway.
“Further development shall be communicated,” Ndukwe added.