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Zamfara Police Arrest Gun Runners. Recover Ammunition


Jan 12, 2023

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.

A statement signed by SP Mohammed Shehu, PPRO Zamfara State Command Gusau stated that the 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. In the course of interrogation, suspects confessed to have engaged in several gun running business with bandits operating in Zamfara and other neighbouring states. 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.

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