65-yr Old Man Held Over Illegal Possession of 130 Live Cartridges, Firearm, Illicit Drugs In Delta

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By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos


A 65-year old man is now being quizzed by police operatives in Delta State over his alleged illegal possession of one long barrel long gun and 130 rounds live cartridges.
He was also said to have been in possession of three packets of tramadol, six bottles of codeine and various contraband drugs at the time of his arrest.
Our correspondent reliably gathered that the suspect, identified as Solomon Udanya was arrested during a raid of black spot/ criminal hideouts at Emevor community in Idolo North Council ara of the state.
According to impeccable source, he was arrested on 19th November, 2021 at about 4.30pm by operatives attached to the Command’s Crack Squad who carried out the operation in compliance with the directive of the Commisissioner of Police Ari Mohammed Ali.
The police public relations officer DSP Edafe Bright confirmed the report in a release made available to journalists on Sunday.
It reads”  On 19/11/2021 at about 1630hrs Operatives attached to the Command crack squad in total compliance with the directive of the Delta state Commissioner of Police on continuous raiding of black spot/criminal hideouts  acted on intelligence gathered over a period of time and  raided a criminal hideout at Emevor Community in Isoko North LGA and arrested one Solomon Udanya ‘m’ aged 65yrs. The following exhibits were recovered from him;  One hundred and thirty rounds live cartridges, one single barrel long gun, three packets of tramadol, six bottles of codeine and various contraband drugs. Investigation is ongoing”.

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