Bayelsa police arrest 2 suspects in possession of 125 live ammunition


The Bayelsa State Police Command, on Tuesday, arrested one Solomon Ibe, 43-year-old, and Chris Amuka, 23-year-old, at Ovom Waterside, Yenagoa.

The suspects were arrested for allegedly possessing 125 rounds of live ammunition.

SP Asinim Butswat, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said the suspects were arrested while trying to ferry one bag of weed, suspected to be Indian hemp, to the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.

Asinim added that they were assisting the police in their investigations.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa Command, Mr Mike Okoli, has urged the public to continue to assist the police with useful information to curtail crime in the State.


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