POLICE RECOVER SUV WITH ARMS IN ANAMBRA

REPORTER: UCHE NDEKE

Police operatives in Anambra State on routine patrol on Uga – Ezinifite Expressway have recovered a wine-coloured Mercedes GLK 350 4matic SUV abandoned by suspected gunmen after a hot chase.

The SUV, with Registration No. Enugu ENU 484 JV, had been kept for safekeeping at Area Command Headquarters in Uga.

A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Tochukwu Ikenga, says the Commissioner of Police, Aderemi Adeoye while commending the Joint Security Team for its vigilance has ordered a full-scale investigation to locate the owner of the vehicle

The investigation will also ascertain circumstances leading to the recovery of arms and offensive weapons from the suspected fleeing hoodlums.

The statement explains that the police operatives observed that the vehicle was in a top speed of several kilometers and afterwards found the vehicle in a ditch without any occupant.

The statement also notes that clothing with blood stains was found in the vehicle as well as two pump action guns and a machete

The Police command enjoins people in the neighborhood not to harbour criminals but to turn them over to the law enforcement in the interest of community safety.

EDITED BY CHUKWUBUIKE MADU

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