Addis Ababa, November 19, 2020 –Police have arrested a total of 287 individuals suspected of having links with the extremist TPLF and OLF Shene groups.

According to a statement the Federal Police Commission sent to FBC yesterday, the suspects were arrested in joint operation carried out during the past 14 days.

During the operation, police seized 1,032 guns, 131 pistols, 46, 039 rounds of ammunition, 14 bombs, a land mine, 5 GPS, 8 military binoculars, 5 handcuffs, 55 Magazines and Buttstock of AK47, 1,339 communication devices, 845, 434 local and 227,271 foreign bank notes.

Moreover, military uniforms, passports, documents of overseas work permits, bank books, pistol silencers, computers, anti-tank weapons and other artilleries were seized, the statement indicated.


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