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Police arrests pastor over alleged gun working, recovers six rifles in Delta church

In its battle in opposition to crime and illegal activity, the Delta State Police Command have arrested the resident pastor of Christ Holy Church, Mr. Fidelix Nwansa over an alleged gun working underneath the pretence of offering safety for church buildings and accommodations with vigilante teams from Anambra State.

The Police additionally recovered six rifles in an uncompleted construction inside the Church’s premises in Asaba.

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa showed the file in a phone chat with DAILY POST in Warri on Thursday.

The State Police boss stated the arrest of the Pastor used to be effected via his males two days in the past all over a mop up workout.

In keeping with CP Inuwa, “Some other people from around the Niger have began or are bringing in vigilantes, bringing criminals to Delta within the title of offering safety to both church buildings or accommodations, forgetting the truth that it’s unlawful to try this as a result of a vigilante from some other state can’t come and function of their state.

“Secondly, they’re wearing refined firearms. Thirdly, there may be each indication that after they deliver those other people, they’re additionally engaged in illegal activity. So, we have now recovered six pump movements.”

He famous that the Police additionally arrested the top of the stated vigilante merely recognized as Freeman.

CP Inuwa stated the vigilante head who’s from Anambra State with the cleric used to be introduced into Delta State for a safety activity.

He stated investigation additionally ended in the arrest of the resident pastor of the church who confessed that the recovered prohibited firearms belonged to the Anambra vigilantes workforce.

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