The Delta State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old simply identified as Yerakpo for being in possession of four new locally-made cut-to-size guns.
The suspect was apprehended by a Police Crack Team from Orerokpe Division, assisted by members of the Aragba Vigilante, during an intensive stop and search operation at Aragba junction along Aghalokpe road in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State.
The suspect had concealed the weapons under the seat of his red QLINK Motorcycle with REG.NO: JRT178VH, DAILY POST can report.
The Delta State Police Command led by CP Wale Abass confirmed the development in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.
He said preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect was involved in gun running and that one of his accomplices, known as Ose Ogboyen, sent him to deliver the arms to a client popularly known as “Saputu”.
According to the police spokesman, efforts to arrest Ogboyen and Saputu are ongoing.
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