The Safe Tactical Squad of the Delta state police command has today announced the arrest of a Toyota Hiace bus driver that goes by the name, Innocent Uboh during a stop and search duty at the Onitsha head-bridge in Asaba for the possession of live cartridges.
Mr Uboh, a native of Ogume in Ndokwa West Local Government was the only occupant driving the bus with reg. no FGG 645 ZV.
Upon a thorough search, the Police recovered one thousand, one hundred and twenty-four (1124) rounds of live cartridges, twenty (20) bottles of codeine, and other illicit drugs from the vehicle.
This was confirmed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.
He said the” suspect claimed that the cartridges belonged to a man named Monday Adibeli ‘m’ 61yrs in Ogume.
“On the strength of this information, Operatives were deployed to Ogume where the alleged owner of the cartridges was arrested.”
According to DSP Edafe,”Investigation is still ongoing.”