Kaduna Police Arrests 2 Suspected Arms Dealers, Recovers AK 47, 34 Rounds Ammunition

Kaduna Police Arrests 2 Suspected Arms Dealers, Recovers AK 47, 34 Rounds Ammunition

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By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON

Two suspects have been arrested by the Kaduna State Police Command, in possession of an AK47 and rounds of ammunition.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige, dated Wednesday April 27, 2022.

“On the 24th April, 2022 at about 1330hrs the Kaduna Police Command received a credible information on a suspected movement of arms along Iyatawa village road of Giwa LGA, Kaduna State.

“A purposeful patrol and stop for search operation was mounted along that said axis which yielded the desired result,” it said.

The statement said that the Command Operatives succeeded in intercepting one Musa Lawal 25yrs, with an AK47 rifle loaded with two (2) rounds of live 7.62 X 39mm ammunition.

In a related development, the Command in its relentless effort to safeguard the lives and property of the citizenry, had on same date at about 1430hrs acted on another reliable information and raided filin Mallawa Tudun Wada area of Zaria metropolis.

The operatives in the raid process arrested one suspect with an AK47 magazine loaded with thirty (30) rounds of live 7.62 X 39mm ammunition suspected to be delivered to armed bandits.

The cases are currently undergoing investigation and effort is ongoing to ensure that the syndicate is apprehended to face the wrath of the law.

“These feat wouldn’t have been possible without the cooperation and prompt information from members of the communities.

“Thus, the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command, CP Yekini Adio Ayoku psc (+) mni is soliciting for more collaboration from the general public in the area of information sharing as the Command strive to reduce criminality to the barest minimum in the state,” it said.

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