Man arrested for supplying guns to criminals in Bayelsa
Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping unit of Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested a 28-year-old man, Victor Ogon, who specializes in fabricating and selling locally-made guns to criminals in the state.
The arrest was effected following a tip-off.
The police in a statement signed by Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, said “the suspect, Victor Ogon, from Agudama-Epie, Yenagoa, a notorious member of the dreaded Bobos cult group has produced and sold several locally made guns to cultists and armed robbers in Bayelsa State.
“Detectives are on the trail of some of the cultists who had purchased some locally made arms from him.
“The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command CP Mike Okoli, calls for continued support from members of the public to enable police to succeed in the arduous task of fighting crime and criminality in the state.”