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Police Recover  Weapons From Fleeing Suspects In Delta

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Police Recover  Weapons From Fleeing Suspects In Delta

The operatives flagged down the tricycle for a routine check

An operative of Delta state Police Command said it has recovered assorted weapons from two suspects currently at large in the state.

The spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this to newsmen on Friday in Warri.

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Mr Edafe said the weapons were recovered on Thursday by police operatives attached to the Ebrumede Division, Uvwie Local Government Area of the state.

He said the operatives were on a stop and search duty on the DSC Expressway near Warri when they flagged down a tricycle conveying two occupants heading towards the police checkpoint.

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“The operatives flagged down the tricycle for a routine check. Surprisingly, the two occupants jumped out and escaped from the scene, abandoning the tricycle,” he said.

He said that upon search, one pump action gun, one locally-made long gun, three locally-made cut-to-size guns, and 18 live cartridges were recovered.

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He, however said efforts were in top gear to arrest the fleeing suspects

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