STOP AND SEARCH: Police nab passenger in Lagos-Anambra bound bus

…recover PoS machine, ammunition 


CITIZENS COMPASS—The Edo State Police Command has arrested a 23 years old man on his way from Lagos to Anambra State.

He was arrested during a Stop and Search by the operatives.

A Point of Sales (PoS) machine and ammunition were found on him.

Spokesman, Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, narrated this on his X Handle on Monday, April 15, 2024.

“This young man Francis Okoye Obinna ‘m’ age 22 years old, boarded a bus from Lagos heading to Anambra State was intercepted by operatives of the Edo State Command while on purposeful stop and search along Benin-Lagos expression way on 07/04/2024.

“During search, the following exhibits were found in his possession; a Brownie Pistol with breach No. PZ1833, 9 rounds of 6mm ammunition and a POS Machine.

“In his confessional statement, he said it was one man called Emma in Lagos that gave him the gun to use it to threaten one Mr. Paul Okoye who he alleged to have killed his father with a charm in Anambra State.

“Furtherance to their investigation, the operatives of the Command embarked on investigation activities to Lagos to ascertain the truth about his statement. On getting to Lagos, it was discovered that the suspect was telling lies about his confessional statement.

“Investigation continues to know how he came about the gun and the POS,”


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