A truck loaded with ammunition was intercepted in Onitsha, Anambra State on Sunday after the vehicle fell into a ditch and spilled its content on the road.
The incident drew the attention of residents and security operatives while some police personnel were immediately deployed to the area.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Tochukwu Ikenga, said the police had recovered the vehicle and its contents.
The driver of the truck, who sustained injury, was also arrested.
“At about 4:00p.m. on May 9, 2021, there was an accident involving a truck along Awka expressway, Onitsha, and on receipt of this information, Police operatives, military and other security agencies rushed to the scene and quickly cordoned off the area and recovered the truck with its contents.
Ikenga added that the case has been transferred to state criminal investigation department for further investigations.