The suspects. Nigerian Tribune

The Oyo State Police Command has recovered 10,000 live cartridges while arresting four suspects in the process, Concise News reports.

A team of SARS arrested the suspects, Adekunmi Abimbola, Abel Kojo, Mukaila Ariyo and Ade Adebayo on July 23, at their hideout at Oke Bola in Ibadan, the state capital.

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Ten thousand pieces of live cartridges, an unregistered Toyota Sienna LE minibus and a Toyota Camry with registration number, Lagos GGE 979 FT, were recovered from the suspects.

However, while speaking with reporters, leader of the suspects, Abimbola, denied he supplied the cartridges to criminals, saying he only sold them to hunters.

Abimbola, who admitted what he was doing was illegal, said there are many hunters who buy the cartridges from him for hunting.