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Police recovers rifle allegedly stolen during #ENDSARS protest in Anambra



The Anambra State police command on Saturday confirmed the recovery of one pump action rifle allegedly stolen by hoodlums from a police station during last year’s #ENDSARS protests in the state.

The command’s spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this in a statement in Awka, said the rifle was recovered from a 20-year-old suspect.

He said the suspect was arrested on February 21 in collaboration with a local vigilance group at Nkwelle Ezunaka near Onitsha.

Mohammed added that six other armed robbery suspects were arrested in separate operations where firearms and ammunition were also recovered from them.

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He said a 25-year-old man, who was arrested for allegedly stealing a Toyota Corolla 2005 model in Abuja, had been handed over to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command for further investigation.

He said police operatives arrested two other suspects inside a residential apartment in Okija on February 21.

The spokesman added that two pump action rifles were recovered from the two men.

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