Police arrest Onitsha businessman for illegal possession of firearm


Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Special Tactical Squad (STS) in Onitsha Anambra state has arrested and paraded the chief Executive Officer (CEO) of best aluminum company, Chief Pius Nweke for being in illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

The businessman was arrested in Awada area of Onitsha in his Lexus Jeep with a covered plate number and was taken to Central Police Station Onitsha, where he paraded with the shortgun and 10 round of ammunition.

Investigation revealed that it is only the president that can grant a license for a short gun.

It was also gathered that after the parade he was moved to Abuja for further interrogation and investigation.

Meanwhile, his…

Source: Nigerian Tribune