Police arrest 26yr old for purchasing firearm, recovers money from suspect in Bayelsa.
By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The police in Bayless State has confirmed the arrest of a man identified simply as Mr. Ovie Everest planing to procure a gun to kill a member of the disbanded SARS.
AUTHENTIC News Daily gathered that the police also recovered money meant for the purchase of the gun from the suspect.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat said in a press released that, “Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping unit, Bayelsa Command, in a sting operation arrested one Ovie Everest ‘m’ 26 years, a native of Ekugbo Community, Ugheli, Delta State, for planning to procure a firearm.
“The suspect came to Yenagoa, Bayelsa State to buy a Barretta Pistol, which he claimed he will use to kill a member of the disbanded SARS who allegedly killed his brother at Ugheli.
“The sum of two hundred thousand naira meant to purchase the firearm was recovered from the suspect.
“The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command CP Mike Okoli fsi, has ordered for discreet Investigation after the damning confession of the suspect”. SP Asinim Butswat stated.