The Police Command in Delta has arrested one Solomon Ebe over alleged possession of 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition concealed inside bag of garri.

Ebe was arrested on Friday by the patrol team of the Bomadi Police Division.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Warri said the suspect was arrested during a stop and search duty on the Bomadi/Tuomo Road.

“On Oct. 1, 2021 at about 07:30 hrs, policemen attached to Bomadi Divisional patrol team while on stop and search duty in Bomadi/Tuomo Road intercepted a cyclist conveying one Ebe who carried a bag containing garri.

“The operative who were on reasonable suspicion decided to search the suspect and the bag.

“Upon search, 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition hidden inside the garri were recovered. The suspect was arrested while investigation is ongoing,” he said.