By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The Police In Delta State Command has confirmed the arrest of a man identified simply as Tega Dafe over unlawful possession of firearms in the state.
AUTHENTIC News Daily gathered that the Police also recovered a loclally made cut-to-size single barrel gun with three live cartridges from the suspect.
The State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa confirmed the arrest of the suspect in a text message sent to Our Correspondent in Warri.
He said, “Policemen from Enerhen Divisional Headquarters arrested the suspect following complaints received at about 2130hrs on 14/09/2020 when he went to the residence of one Favour Ogheneruemu of No.10 Okolosi Compound with the gun and ammunition with the intent to commit crime when the victim raised alarm and sympathizers responded and apprehended the suspect who was beaten to stupor before the Enerhen Patrol Team rescued the situation and arrested the suspect with the firearm recovered from him.
According to CP Inuwa,”the matter is under Investigation”.