Police arrest three carrying explosives In Akwa Ibom

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Two Cameroonians and a Nigerian have been arrested by the Police in Akwa Ibom State for carrying explosives.

Also arrested with the Cameroonians was a Nigerian.

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Police Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Mcdon, addressing journalists at the police headquarters in Uyo, the state capital, identified the suspects as – Adede De Black, Fombutu and Bernard Mfam, from Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State.

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The police spokesman explained that the suspects were arrested by men of the AIG Border Patrol Squad along Okobo-Oron highway.

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During stop and search operations, the explosives including two bags of dynamites, charms and other dangerous weapons were also recovered from them.

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The breakthrough, the police say, was as a result of the introduction of new innovations in the security architecture pioneered by the state Commissioner of Police, CP Amegieme Andrew, in synergy with other security agencies.

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While assuring residents of the security of lives and property in all parts of the state, the State Police Command appealed for continued support from stakeholders to make the job of securing Akwa Ibom easier.

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