Octogenarian Nabbed With 68 Live Cartridges + Photo

An 80-year old woman identified as Comfort Izedomwen has been arrested with 68 live cartridges in Edo State.

Madam Comfort was nabbed at Ekae village in Ikpoba-Okha local government area after her accomplice, Stella Omobude, aged 48 was nabbed with another 32 live cartridges.

Stella was nabbed during a raid on Evbueren village along Benin-Auchi road.

Comfort said she started selling ammunition six months ago after an ailment struck her in the leg.

Speaking to newsmen during a parade of suspected criminals by the Edo State Police Command, Comfort kept mute on the whereabouts of her children and husband.

Comfort claimed she used to sell to hunters and private security operatives and that a cartridge is being sold for N250.

Stella on her part said she was introduced into the business by Madam Comfort.

Police Commissioner, Chris Ezike, said the suspects would soon be charged to court.

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