A 16 –year- old teenage boy, Onyedikachi Iyaka, was paraded yesterday by the Imo Police Command yesterday paraded for suspected gun running and possession of weapons and other police kits.
Parading the suspect, the State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, disclosed that 400 rounds of chained GPMG live ammunition, 1,016 rounds of AK47 live ammunition, one AK 47 empty magazine, one K2 empty magazine and one army camouflage bullet proof vest was recovered from him.
Other exhibits recovered from him according to the CP were, one police bullet proof vest, one blue police raincoat, one green beret cap and one empty ammunition.
Ezike who expressed surprise and was visibly shocked by the quantum of exhibits recovered, said that recovered weapons could shoot down a helicopter.
When interviewed, the 16 –year- old suspect acknowledged that he was into the business of selling ammunition until his arrest; but he disclosed that thereal owner of the business was his elder brother as Jeff Iyaka, who is now at large.