The police command in Bayelsa on Tuesday said it had arrested a suspected cult member and pipeline vandal, Temona Alison, that had been operating in the state.
The Spokesman of the command, DSP Asinim Butswat, disclosed this in a statement which he made available to newsmen in Yenagoa.
Butswat said four hand grenades, one live cartridge, a pair of military uniform, one machete and one SIM card were recovered from the suspect.
“On 4th February 2018 at 1 p.m., the Bayelsa State Command Strike Force, a team that specialized in tracking down wanted criminals, arrested one Temona Boleigha Alison ‘m’ based on a tip-off.
“The suspect has been arrested in possession of four hand grenades; one live cartridge; a pair of military uniform; one machete; one SIM card and twelve wraps of a substance suspected to be cocaine.
“The suspect is undergoing a thorough interrogation,” he said.