The police in Delta State have arrested a suspected armed robber, Sunday Yerakpo, who was caught in possession of four locally-made cut-to-size guns.
The Delta Police Command disclosed this in a statement posted on its official handle.
The statement signed by the Command’s Spokesman, DSP Edafe Bright, revealed that the suspect was arrested in a stop and search operation at Aragba Junction along Sapele Aghalokpe Road, Okpe local government.
It further read, “The 35-year-old male suspect had concealed the four new locally fabricated cut-to-size guns under the seat of his red QLINK Motorcycle (REG NO JRT178VH).
“The suspect was immediately arrested and preliminary investigation revealed that he deals 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’.
“Efforts to arrest the said Ose Ogboyen and Saputu are ongoing.”