Photo: 80yr old woman arrested by by Edo Police for peddling arms

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A woman said to be about 80 years old named Madam Comfort Izeomwen was arrested by the Edo State Police Command along with her accomplice, a 48 year old woman named Stella Omobude, who was caught with 32 live cartridges.

Edo State Police Commissioner, Chris Ezike, who paraded the suspects (above), said the women were arrested after police raided Evbueren village, along Benin/Auchi road, where the women lived after they got an anonymous tip about their operation…

The police said they recovered 68 live cartridges from the octogenarian. Ezike also disclosed that a mop-up operation also led to the arrest of Monday Obaseki, 38, and Ita Ehiozefe,40.

“I sell (cartridges) to them at N250, but I don’t know what they do with it. That is what I do for a living,” the octogenarian confessed while speaking with journalists at the command headquarters, PM news reported.

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