There was shock and panic in Agulu, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State on Tuesday as policemen uncovered a cache of bullets buried underground.
The bullets were buried on a piece of land in the area.
While members of the community denied knowledge of how the bullets got there, the state Commissioner of Police, CP, Sam Okaula, briefing newsmen at the site where the bullets were buried, said several buckets of bullets have been unearthed and that there were still some left which were yet to be brought to the surface.
“The bullets were discovered while the foundation of a building project for a community member was being dug.
“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,” Okaula added.