From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure
The police in Ondo State have arrested three scavengers for unlawful possession of live ammunition and charms.
The suspects; Salisu Abdullahi, Mamuda Adamu and Tijani Alilu were arrested by crime detectives attached to Oda Police divisional headquarters in Akure.
The suspects were intercepted while on a motorcycle, by policemen on routine stop and search exercise along Ala area in Akure and live ammunition were found on them.
One of the suspects, Salisu said that he was in Akure to visit some family members residing in the town.
Spokesperson of the state Police command, Tee Leo Ikoro, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspects were arrested near the forests along Ala area and they were unable to explain why they were doing with ammunition.
Ikoro explained that the command is proactive in protecting the lives and property of the citizenry.
He called on the general public to be security-conscious and report any strange movement of person(s) in their respective domains to the police.