Police arrest woman with 317 live ammunition in Benue

Elishabawa 2 months ago 0 9


The tactical team of the Operation Zenda Joint Task Force in Benue State has made a significant arrest. Here’s a summary of the key details:

  1. Arrest of a Woman: A 37-year-old woman has been arrested by the Operation Zenda Joint Task Force for allegedly illegally possessing live ammunition. The arrest took place at Ayati Junction in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State.
  2. Confirmation by Commander: The Commander of Operation Zenda, SP Felix Nomiyugh, confirmed the arrest on Tuesday in Makurdi. He stated that the suspect is believed to be associated with a notorious bandit operating in the local government area.
  3. Recovered Ammunition: During the arrest, the task force recovered a significant amount of live ammunition from the suspect. This includes 200 rounds of General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) ammunition and 117 rounds of 7.6mm ammunition.
  4. Ties to Criminal Activity: The arrest and recovery of ammunition suggest that the suspect may be linked to criminal activities, particularly those involving the kingpin of a notorious bandit group operating in the area.

The arrest highlights the efforts of Operation Zenda Joint Task Force in combating criminal elements and ensuring the safety and security of residents in Benue State.

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