Mbe was arrested in connection with alleged arms supplies and promotion of native wars in some parts of the state and Etung Local Government Area where he was nabbed.
The State Commissioner of Police, Abdulkadir Jimoh who confirmed the suspect’s arrest said;
“During a stop and search by the Etung Divisional Patrol team, one Cyprian Mbe, a native of Bashia Village in Boki LGA was intercepted with 299 live cartridges concealed in a black bag. He is a suspected gun runner and promoter of native war
“We are still investigating to get more information about his dealings and he would be charged to court immediately we conclude.”