Residents of Agulu, Anaocha local government area of Anambra State were on Tuesday rattled by the unusual discovery of cache of bullets buried underground on a land in the area.
The bullets were discovered while the foundation of a building project for a community member was being dug. The police have been called in even as the site of the building project has been sealed on strong belief that there were still some left, which were yet to be brought to the surface
Briefing newsmen at the site, the Commissioner of Police, Anambra, CP Sam Okaula, said so far, several buckets of bullets have been unearthed.
Mr. Okaula said investigations is ongoing to find out the purpose the bullets were acquired, when the bullets were acquired and who bought and buried the bullets.
“A full investigation will be carried out and we will be able to establish the purpose why they have been found in the area”, he said
Meanwhile members of the community have expressed shock, saying they are at a loss as to how the bullets got there.