Councilor Confessed Transporting AK 47 Meant For Bandits – Kaduna Police

Councilor Confessed Transporting AK 47 Meant For Bandits – Kaduna Police

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*CP orders for  thorough investigation, prosecution

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a serving councilor in Giwa Local Government Area for being in possession of an AK 47 rifle.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige, dated Friday May 13, 2022.

“The suspect equally confessed to have gotten the firearm from his accomplices and he is to deliver same to bandits around Galadimawa village for their nefarious activities.

“The CP appreciated the diligent and thoroughness exhibited by the officers and is miffed with the involvement of a supposed stakeholder. 

“He directed that a full scale investigation be carried out to ensure all those connected with the said crime are apprehended to face justice,” it said.

The statement informed that operatives of operation puff adder II attached to Kaduna Police Command while acting on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police CP Yekini A Ayoku psc (+), mni had on the 9th May, 2022 at about 0800hrs conducted routine patrol along Galadimawa road Giwa LGA of Kaduna State. 

“The operation which is aimed at ensuring sanity on the connecting axis succeeded in intercepting a Lifan motorcycle, black in color ridden by one Abdulrahman Adamu who was moving towards Galidimawa community.

“The operatives became suspicious of the sack been carried on the motorcycle and were prompted to search it. In the process a concealed AK47 rifle loaded with six (6) rounds of 7.62 X 39mm live ammunition were recovered from the sack and taken into custody alongside the suspect.

“Preliminary investigation reveals the identity of the suspect, 

Abdulrahman Adamu as a serving member in the legislative council of Soba LGA of Kaduna State representing Kinkiba ward,” it said. 

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