A special police squad attached to the Operation Sting commissioned by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, recently recovered illegal arms and ammunition during a raid of a makeshift shop in Rumuolumeni Community, Obio-Akpor Local Government Area (LGA), Rivers State.
The raid was carried out following a tip-off from an anonymous source. According to reports, the operatives of the Operation Sting attached to the Rumuorlumeni Police Division raided the shop after surrounding the area.
A senior police officer attached to the Rumuolumeni police station, who spoke to newsmen, confirmed the incident, stating that two AK 47 guns, bullet magazines, one locally made pistol and an axe were recovered during the raid.
The officer further stated that the owner of the shop, an unidentified woman, had been arrested and investigations had begun.