The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a 28-year-old gun-runner who specialises in fabricating and selling locally-made guns.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Asinim Butswat.
According to the statement, the suspect Victor Ogon who is a member of a cult group was apprehended by operatives of the Anti-kidnapping unit of the command following a tip-off.
It reads, “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 fsi, calls for continued support from members of the public to enable Police succeed in the arduous task of fighting crime and criminality in the State.