The Akwa Ibom state police command has arrested one Ekike Hector David of Mbiokporo 1 in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area with eight (8) locally fabricated AK47 Rifles, one (1) Pump Action, one (1) pistol and six (6) Dane Guns.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect is a Welder who specializes in making and selling locally made Rifles and other types of guns to criminal elements who use same in terrorising innocent members of the Public.
The Commissioner of Police, CP AMIENGHEME ANDY has however ordered for an elaborate investigation aimed at arresting those who enjoy his patronage and other conspirators.
In another Development, the police in a statement by the PPRO, Macdon Odiko indicates that Akan Jimmy Umoh and his wife Rita Jimmy Umoh who conspired and poisoned to death her stepson, Master Savior Jimmy Umoh, a 10 year old boy on the allegation of witchcraft have been arrested
The Commissioner of Police in the statement assured that the perpetrators of these crimes will be prosecuted and therefore called on members of the public to be vigilant as the police is committed to curbing criminalities in the state