16 –year- old teenage boy, Onyedikachi Iyaka, was paraded yesterday by
the Imo Police Command yesterday paraded for suspected gun running and
possession of weapons and other police kits.
disclosed that 400 rounds of chained GPMG live ammunition, 1,016 rounds
of AK47 live ammunition, one AK 47 empty magazine, one K2 empty magazine
and one army camouflage bullet proof vest was recovered from him.
police bullet proof vest, one blue police raincoat, one green beret cap
and one empty ammunition.
Ezike who expressed surprise and was visibly shocked by the quantum
of exhibits recovered, said that recovered weapons could shoot an
When interviewed, the 16 –year- old suspect acknowledged that he was
into the business of selling ammunition untill the police caught him.
But he disclosed that the crime business belong to his elder brother
whom he identified as Jeff Iyaka, who is now at large.
The teenager said “ I am not the owner of the business, it belongs to
my brother, Jeff Iyaka. I sell each packet of ammunition N7,000.”