Police Arrests Man With Fully Loaded Military Service Pistol
A 28-year-old man, Abubakar Abdulrahman have been arrested by the operatives of Edo State Police Command. Among items recovered from him is a fully loaded military service pistol. He was arrested at his residence in Bieneja Community, South-Ibie, Etsako West local government area of Edo State.
According to the Command’s Spokesman, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, the suspect was arrested with the Para Pistol with breach No. TH10518 and 13 rounds of 9mm live ammunition on 5 November 2023.
According to him, detectives at the firearms section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID), acted on credible intelligence, stormed the suspect’s residence, arrested and recovered the firearm from him.
“The suspect made a statement and confessed that he stole the pistol and its ammunition from the house of a retired Colonel from the Nigeria Army who is currently based in the United States of America on medical holiday.
“The suspect will soon be charged to court,” Nwabuzor said.