A suspected criminal has been nabbed by operatives of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for being in possession of firearms, ammunition, and body bags.
Destiny Agbaijoh, 25, was caught along the Ore-Okitipupa highway while en route Igbokoda, headquarters of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The NDLEA Commandant, Kayode Raji, said after the suspect was searched, one AK-47 rifle, one pump action, 91 5.56 mm bullets, 16 cartridges, and cash totalling N 347,000 were discovered in his car.
Raji claimed that the suspect tried to bribe an on-duty personnel with the cash that was found on him, but that his men rejected the offer and quickly arrested him.
The commandant added that a preliminary investigation on the part of the agency had been completed and that it would now turn the suspect over to the Nigeria Police for further action.
The suspect claimed that he found the bag bearing the arms and ammunition in a village in Bayelsa State, hidden in a bush.
When asked why he didn’t take the bag to the police, he stated that he had no idea it would cause problems for him.