Police Arrest 2 Gunrunners, Recover Huge Ammunitions in Zamfara
From Adam Muh’d, Gusau
The Zamfara State Police command had arrested two suspected gunrunners during encounter.
This was made known by the state command spokes person SP Muhammad Shehu in a statement made available to newsmen in Gusau on Tuesday.
According to him, exhibits recovered from them included 325 round of live ammunition and one Ak47 riffle magazine.
“On 8th January, 2023 at about 2300hrs, Police Tactical operatives had arrested Two (2) gun runners, One Emmanuel Emmanuel and his female counterpart Nana Ibrahim along Gusau – Wanke – Dansadau road, conveying Three Hundred and Twenty Five (325) rounds of live ammunition and One (1) Magazine for Ak 47 rifle”. He said.
According to the statement, their arrest was sequel to an intelligence information received about the supply of the above mentioned exhibits from Benue State to an undisclosed bandit’s camp in Zamfara.
“Spot search by the operatives led to the recovery of the above exhibits”.
He further revealed that in the course of interrogation, suspects confessed to have engaged in several gun running business with bandits operating in Zamfara and other neighbouring states.
The command under the commissioner of police CP Kolo Yusuf maintained that effort is ongoing to apprehend their partners and charge them to court for prosecution.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Kolo Yusuf psc, assures Police sustained commitment to protect lives and property, and urges the public to collaborate with the security agencies in this regard”. The statement contended.