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Anambra: Police intercept alleged gun runner, recover 375 live cartridges

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The Anambra State Police Command said it has arrested 48-year-old Felix Owaya, in possession of 375 live cartridges.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Onitsha yesterday.

Ikenga stated that the suspect hail from Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.

He also stated that the police personnel attached to Fegge Division made the arrest, while on patrol along Niger Street, Onitsha on Saturday.

He added that during interrogation, the suspect confessed that he was sent by one Mr Charles Ogboma to a yet-to-be-identified man to collect the ammunition.

He explained that investigation on the matter was still ongoing.

According to him, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Nnaghe Itam, commended the Police personnel for their vigilance and tenacity of purpose.

Itam was quoted to have directed all the personnel in the command to sustain the tempo of crime prevention and detection in service of the people and state.

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