ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Police Operatives, respectfully serving in Unity Police Division and Crack Squad Tactical Team of the Enugu State Command, have arrested two male suspects, and recovered two firearms with eight live ammunition of .9 mm calibre from them.
Accordingly, acting on credible information, the Operatives serving in Unity Police Division, on 17 December, arrested one Emeka Fidelis aged 28, at Ogbeke Nike and recovered one cut-to-size locally made double-barreled pistol in his unlawful possession.
The arrest was made known in a press release issued by DSP Daniel Ndukwe, of the Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu State Command, State Headquarters.
In the same vein, the Operatives serving in the Crack Squad, on 16 December, arrested one Sochima Okpara, aged 37, while on routine patrol duty at Trans-Ekulu, Enugu, and recovered include one Beretta pistol loaded with eight rounds live ammunition of .9 mm calibre from him.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that the suspect is a member and kingpin of Apache Tiger (also known as “Two-two”) confraternity, and has been involved in several criminal activities within Enugu metropolis.
Further discreet investigations into the cases are ongoing, while the suspects shall be arraigned in court and prosecuted accordingly once the investigations are concluded.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu, has reiterated the Command’s committed to maintain a watertight security this yuletide and beyond.
Hence, he enjoins citizens of the State to remain law-abiding, vigilant and promptly report suspected criminals and their activities to the nearest Police Station, or by calling the Command’s hotlines 08032003702, 08075390883, 08086671202, or 08098880172; or by sending emails to email@example.com.