Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested six suspected armed robbers and recovered guns and some military uniforms.
The six suspects, who were arrested by officers on a stop-and-search operation on the Port Harcourt-Owerri Road, were said to be from Kogi State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Rivers State Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, in a statement in Port Harcourt, yesterday, said the suspected criminals were travelling on the road before they were arrested.
Iringe-Koko noted that five guns, ammunition, knives, military uniforms and other items were recovered from the suspected armed robbers.
She said: “Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command on January 26, 2023, about 1140hrs on stop and search duty on the Elele Owerri Road intercepted a Toyota Sienna with Reg. No. KNE 194 AJ with six occupants all from Kogi State.”