Ondo State command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended a 25 year-old man, Destiny Agbaijoh.
The state Commandant of the NDLEA, Mr Kayode Raji, while parading the suspect on Wednesday in Akure, said the suspect was arrested during a stop and search operation along Ore-Okitipupa road.
Raji said that the suspect was caught with one AK-47, one pump action, 91 bullets of 5.56 mm, 16 cartridges and cash of N347,000.
He said the suspect,attempted to bribe his men on duty with the cash found on him, but they rejected it.
The Commandant said his command had concluded its preliminary investigations and would hand over the suspect to the Nigerian Police for further actions.
He said “this suspect was arrested on 20th of July this year along Ore-Okitipupa road by our men on stop and search operation. Upon search, he was arrested with various arms and ammunition of various kind.
“He was arrested with AK-47, we discovered the breach number has been tampered with, but the magazines have an inscription that looks like the Nigeria Police with three magazines, one pump action and some ammunition.
“He was also arrested with 91 5.6 mm of live ammunition and 16 cartridges that is for pump action. Again, some money was also seized from him, as a matter of fact, he begged some officers to go with the money so he could be released but it was promptly rejected.
“He was also aressted with strap bags and we asked him what it was used for, he actually didn’t say, he said he would die if he confesses it.
“It looks like bags where they keep dead bodies or mangled bodies of human beings. We have done our preliminary investigations and we are going to hand him over to the Nigerian Police,” he added.