10 01 2023. POLICE ARREST /ZAMFARA
Zamfara State Police Command says, Police Tactical operatives had arrested two gun runners, Emmanuel Emmanuel and his female counterpart Nana Ibrahim along Gusau – Wanke – Dansadau road.
The Commands Public Relations Officer SP Muhammad Shehu revealed this in a statement issued to newsmen in Gusau the state capital.
He said, the arrest was sequel to an intelligence information received about the supply of ammunations from Benue State to an undisclosed bandit’s camp in Zamfara.
According to him, stop and search by the operatives led to the recovery of three hundred and twenty five rounds of live ammunition and one magazine for Ak 47 rifle.
The PPRO further explained that, In the course of interrogation, the suspects confessed to have engaged in several gun running business with bandits operating in Zamfara and other neighbouring states.
According to him, efforts is ongoing to apprehend their partners and charge them to court for prosecution.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Kolo Yusuf 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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