Two Arrested As Anti-kidnapping Operatives Bust Gun-running Syndicate At Brothel In Bayelsa

5 days ago

Two suspected members of a gun-running syndicate have been apprehended by operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit of the Bayelsa State at a brothel in Yenagoa.

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Spokesperson of the command, SP Asinim Butswat, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday May 13, said one Brownie Pistol loaded with 8.9mm ammunition, three expended 12.7 mm ammunition, two million naira cash and a suspected stolen Toyota Hilux 2021 model without registration number, were recovered from the suspects.

"Operatives of the Anti kidnapping unit, Bayelsa State Command while acting on a tip-off on 12th May, 2022 at about 1750 hours, bursted a gun running gang at a Brothel, at Ayama , Yenagoa Local Government Area," the PPRO stated.

"The suspects one Seibo Dokubo 'm' 32 years, a native of Degema, Rivers State and one Boma Daniel 'm' 45 years a native of Patani, Delta State, wanted to procure AK-47 Riffles for kidnap purposes

"The suspects are cooperating with Police in its investigation and will be charge to court at the conclusion of the investigation." he added.

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