“I saw the bag inside the bush”-suspect arrested with weapons, cash in Ondo says [Video]


NDLEA Ondo state command has apprehended a 25-year-Old man identified simply as Mr Agbaijoh in a transit Bus with some sophisticated Weapons in his bag.

Mr Agbaijoh, 25, was arrested during a stop-search operation while on transit on Ore-Okitipupa road in Ondo.

NDLEA Commandant in Ondo, Kayode Raji Mumuni, confirmed the arrest of the suspect to reporters, in Akure the state capital, on Wednesday.

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“The suspect was arrested with various kinds of arms and ammunition such as; one AK-47, one pump action, 91 bullets of 5.56 mm,16 cartridges, and cash in the sum of N 347,000,” Mr Raji said.

According to him, the suspect had also attempted to bribe men of the NDLEA with the cash found on him.

“But my men promptly rejected it and immediately took him to custody for interrogation.”

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He explained that the Ak-47 found in the possession of the suspect had been tampered with while suspecting that the rifle might belong to the police.

“One of the magazines has an inscription that looks like that of the Nigeria police and some quantity of ammunition.

“Also, he was arrested with strap bags and we asked him what he want to use it for; he didn’t say, he said he would die if he confessed.

“The bag looks like where they keep dead bodies or mangled bodies of human beings,” Mr Raji added.

Fielding questions from reporters, Mr Agbaijoh said he got the bag containing the arms and ammunition inside the bush where he is working as a timber merchant.

“I saw the bag inside the bush where it was wrapped in a nylon bag and I decided to take it to my village in Agadagba, Ese Odo are of Ondo.”

When asked why he did not report to the police when he saw the content (weapons) of the bag, the suspect said he never knew he would be put into trouble.

Meanwhile, the Ondo NDLEA Commandant said the suspect will be handed over to the relevant agency for further investigation.

Video Credit: Independent Television/Radio on Facebook.

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