The spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed in a statement, said the firearm was recovered from a 20-year-old suspect, Debelechukwu Mbanugo following his arrest in collaboration with local vigilance group at Nkwelle Ezunaka, near Onitsha.
He disclosed 14 other armed robbery suspects and cultists were also arrested in separate operations, with firearms and ammunitions recovered from them.
He said the suspects would be charged after investigations were concluded.
He said: “On 19/2/2021 following an intelligence report, police operatives attached to Oko Division arrested one Blessing Ukogu (25) of Akabor Village, Osunmeyi in Nnewi South LGA of Anambra State but residing at Abo-Dutse, Abuja.
“Suspect allegedly stole a Toyota Corolla model 2005 from Abuja. Suspect and exhibit handed over to FCT Command for further investigation.