Anambra Police recover two AK-47 rifles stolen from formations
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Anambra Police recover two AK-47 rifles stolen from formations

Police in Anambra State said they have recovered two AK-47 Rifles stolen from two Police formations years ago.

Police spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga in a statement said the two rifles were stolen from Zone 13 Headquarters, Ukpo, and Area Command Headquarters, Ogidi respectively.

He said the arms were recovered where they were hidden in Nnobi, Idemili South Local Government Area of the State.

He further added that the Command had intensified manhunt for the hoodlums.

He said, “One of the rifles was stolen when  Zone 13 Headquarters, Ukpo was attacked by unknown gunmen in 2021.

“The second rifle was stolen from Area Command Headquarters, Ogidi early last year when the formation was attacked by insurgents.

“Painstaking intelligence gathering by undercover operatives led to uncovering of a location where the arms were hidden in Nnobi, Idemili South LGA of the State.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, who commended the operatives for their diligence urged them not to relent until perpetrators of the attacks which claimed Police lives are brought to Justice.

“He assured the team that every logistic support they require would be provided until the objectives are achieved.”

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