Building Foundation Excavators Unearth Bullets In Agulu

Police-taking-out-bullets-from-the-foundationA startling cache of bullets have been evacuated from the earth in Agulu, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State in Nigeria’s south-east region.

The bullets were discovered while the foundation of a building project for a community member was being dug.

The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr Sam Okaula, said several buckets were unearthed and that there were still some left which were yet to be brought to the surface.

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The bullets appear to have been underground for years

Mr Okaula told reporters that investigation had commenced to determine who buried the arms and the reason behind it.

After the discovery, disquiet crept into Agulu, with villages worried about their safety.

At the scene of the discovery, while a worker evacuates the bullets, the State Commissioner of Police said investigation would also focus on when the bullets were acquired and who bought and buried the arms.

Mr Okaula urged residents to provide relevant information that would aid investigation, while also assuring them of the commitment of the police to battling criminality.

He said that the a high powered surveillance would be put in the area to ensure the police got to the root of the matter.

Meanwhile members of the community have said they were in the dark as to who purchased and buried them.

Anambra Police Arrests Robbers, Rapists And Assasins

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Anambra state have arrested three gangs terrorizing some areas of the state.

The gangs were operating in the Nnewi, Awka, Aniocha and Orumba local government areas of the state.

The three gangs arrested separately and paraded at the Headquarters of SARS in Awkuzu, Anambra state,were alleged to be specialists in armed robbery, assassination and rape.

Addressing journalists, the Anambra state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Emeka Chukwuemeka said the suspects who are 16 in number, while one lost his life during a gun battle with the police, have been terrorizing Onitsha, Nawfia, Enugwu-agidi, Agulu, Awka, Nnewi, Oko and Awgbu.

The arrest, according to him, will bring respite to people living in those areas.

Some of the suspects admitted their involvement in armed robbery and other crimes while others denied.