The Kano State Police command, have intercepted a car loaded with bomb-making devices, two AK47 rifles and Four AK-47 magazines in the state.
This was disclosed in a statement issued and signed by the state command Police public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abdullahi Kiyawa, said the crackdown followed by intelligence report on the vehicle.
“On the 19/05/2022, following an intelligence report that a Mercedes Benz Motor Vehicle, ash in color with suspected sophisticated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) is coming from Jigawa State to Kano State, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi immediately raised a crack team comprising Explosive Ordnance Disposal – Chemical, Biological Radiological and Nuclear Defence (EOD-CBRN) and Operation Puff Adder.
“At about 1630hrs of the same date, following a hot chase, the suspects abandoned the Motor Vehicle at Bubbugaje Quarters Kumbotso LGA Kano State. A technical search conducted by the team revealed that the motor vehicle was fully loaded with Improvised Explosive Device materials.
He stated that, Two (2) AK-47 Rifles, Four (4) AK-47 Magazines, One Thousand and Ninety-Eight (1,098) Live Ammunition, and Two (2) Pistol Magazines were also recovered.
Kiyawa stated that, thorough investigation has commenced to bring the culprit to book in order to face the ful wrath of the law.