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Police Recover 120 Arms, Arrest 5 Suspects In Edo

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The Edo State Police Command said it had recovered 120 arms and ammunition in compliance with the Inspector-General of Police’s directive on Arms mop-up nationwide. Naija News Gathers

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Johnson Kokumo, disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing newsmen in Benin.

Kokumo said that nine AK-47 rifles; 15 pump action guns; 38 Dane guns and 23 locally made cut-to-size single barrel guns were recovered during the operation.

He also said 12 locally made single barrel pistols; six locally made double barrel pistols; seven single barrel English made guns; one G-3 rifle; one TO6 rifle as well as one K2 rifle; one berreta rifle and two English pistols were recovered.

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