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BREAKING: Three Gun Manufacturers Arrested In Benue

The suspects were arrested following information gathered about an arm deals at Agu, Vandeikya LGA.

The Benue State Police Command has arrested three suspected gun manufacturers in the state.

The suspects were arrested following information gathered about an arm deals at Agu, Vandeikya LGA.

Addressing newsmen on Wednesday, the State’s Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Adesina said;

“Following information gathered about arm deals at Agu, Vandeikya LGA, police detectives were deployed to gather intelligence and arrest the suspects involved.

“On 7/2/2024 at about 1830hrs, one Precious Ebuka Chukwu ‘m’ of Onitsha Anambra State was arrested at Agu in Vandeikya LGA. On the spot search conducted on the suspect, led to the recovery of three locally made berretta pistols.

“The suspect led the team to the hideout of his regular suppliers; one Tyav Wuese ‘m’ and Tyav Terkuma ‘m’ blacksmiths of Adikpo, Kwande LGA who specialise in fabricating guns. The two manufacturers were also arrested. Suspects will soon be charged to court.”