The Anambra Police Command has described as ‘untrue’ media reports stating the discovery of arms and ammunition in an articulated vehicle that conveyed yam tubers into Nnewi on June 12.
The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Sam Okaula disclosed in an interview on Sunday in Awka that nothing of the sort occurred.
“What actually happened was that on June 12, a member of vigilance operative went to a pit somewhere in Uruagu, Nnewi, and dug out two rusted old magazines and few ammunition.
“The vigilante operative drew the attention of the President-General of the community, Mr Charles Nwonye, who ultimately informed the police and I directed the officer in charge of SARS, Awkuzu to recover the items.
“We are surprised that a senseless story is making the rounds that large cache of ammunition was discovered in a lorry that…
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