The commissioner, Anambra State Police Command, John Abang has confirmed the arrest of Anambra billionaire, Chief Pius Nweke.
Nweke who is also the chief executive officer Best Aluminum Manufacturing company Onitsha, was found in possession of a pistol.
He was arrested on Friday when the men of the inspector general of police tactical squad conducted a stop and search operation around Awada general area.
The police commissioner said that between late morning and afternoon, men of IGP-STS based in Onitsha while on routine patrol on stop and search around Awada general area stopped an oncoming Lexus Jeep with covered number plate.
So they conducted a search on the vehicle and the occupant and in the process found a Beretta pistol in possession of one pius Nweke, who claims that he is from Anambra State.
“He has been taken into custody by the STS team for further investigation and necessary action”