Two Suspects Arrested For Illegal Possession Of Firearms In Enugu (Photos)

    Two locally made pistols with three live cartridges have been recovered from one Obinna Owoh aged 22 along Abakaliki Road and another Benedict Nwodo aged 29 for illegal possession of a Beretta pistol with one live round of .9mm calibre of ammunition.

    Obinna Owoh was arrested by a combined team of Police Operatives drawn from Operation Restore Peace (ORP) and Enugu Metro Area Command on Sunday, May 29 in a commercial bus while Benedict Nwodo was arrested on Saturday, May 28 by police operatives serving in the Nsukka sector of the Command.

    Obinna Owoh hails from Ntezi in Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi State, while Benedict Nwodo hails from Ugwuechara in Nsukka.

    Comfirming the arrest, spokesperson of the command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, in a statement on Wednesday, June 1 said the suspects shall be arraigned in court once investigations are concluded.

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