Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit, Bayelsa State Police Command acting on a tip-off, have arrested a gang of gunrunners at a brothel in Ayama, Yenagoa Local Government Area.
According to the Bayelsa State Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Buswat the crackdown which was carried out on May 12th led to the arrest of two male suspects.
Buswat said the suspects, Seibo Dokubo a native of Degema, Rivers State, aged 32 and Boma Daniel from Delta State aged 45, wanted to procure AK-47 rifles for kidnap purposes.
One Brownie pistol loaded with eight ,9mm ammunition, three 12.7mm expended ammunition, two million Naira cash and a suspected stolen Toyota Hilux 2021 model without registration number were also recovered from the suspects.
The duo, according to the police, are undergoing interrogation and would be charged to court upon the conclusion of investigation.
Editor Paul Akhagbemhe