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Ammunition recovered from hoodlums in Aba

18 December 2015, 17:40

Aba - The Police in  Aba, Abia State, has recovered three vehicles and an AK 47 rifle with 59 rounds of live ammunition stolen by hoodlums, Vanguard reports.

Policemen, while on patrol, recovered an AK-47 rifle with 59 rounds of live ammunition in a green coloured Toyota Camry with number plate MUS 963 DT along Ngwa Road in Aba.

A police source said the four male occupants of the Toyota car  abandoned it when they sighted the patrol team. On searching the car, an AK 47 riffle marked; RP 0279 with two magazines containing 59 rounds of live ammunition was recovered.

Also read: Cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Delta

The recovered vehicles include a Toyota Camry car, Suzuki Grand Vitara and a Toyota Avalon car respectively.

Policemen on patrol duty at Pepple Street, Ogbor-Hills, Aba, suspected the occupants of the Toyota Camry car, but the latter abandoned the vehicle and escaped into the bush. When a search was conducted on the car, a Nokia phone, bunch of keys, a Bible, Diamond Bank ATM card, ignition keys of the car and other documents were found.

Read more at Vanguard

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