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Police nab suspect with double-barrelled gun, dagger in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a suspect found with a locally-made double-barrelled gun with a cartridge on the outskirts of Enugu metropolis .

The suspect , who was also found with a dagger , was also alleged to have stolen a tricycle .

The Command’ s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu , said this in a statement on Tuesday in Enugu .

Amaraizu said the suspect , Ikemefuna Osoma , was arrested at Ukwuorji Junction along Old Enugu -Abakiliki road by Emene community .
He said the men of the 3 Police Mobile Squadron , Enugu , made the arrest during a stop -and -search patrol on November 11 .

He said the suspect was arrested with a tricycle with registration number DUT 744 QUA , yellow in colour and believed to have been snatched at gun point from the owner .
According to him, the suspect , Osoma , claimed to have hailed from Ezeagu in Enugu State .

“ He was intercepted by the operatives at the stop -and -search point, based on intelligence information received after allegedly committing the crime , ’’ the police spokesman said.
He said the suspect was helping the Police in their investigation . (NAN )

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