Police Intercept Cars Carrying AK-47 Rifles, Pistols, Others In ZamfaraBy cheatmaster 11:36 Thu, 28 Sep 2017 Comments
Spokesman of the Command, Mr. Muhammad Shehu, told newsmen in Gusau, yesterday, that items recovered from the vehicles were three AK-47 rifles, an automatic pistol, locally-made pistol, magazines and live ammunition.
According to him, other items recovered include N103,435, ATM card, three voters’ cards, military camouflage and a stamp of the Cattle Traders Associa-tion of Nigeria in the Bukuru Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Shehu said the drivers of the two cars, a Honda Civic marked Sokoto State, BDN358AA, and another marked Kano State, KMC 321AA, were arrested and are assisting the Police investigations.
The suspects Shehu explained that a Police patrol team arrested one of the suspects, a native of Birnin-Yero village in the Shinkafi Local Government Council of Sokoto State on September 25 on the Gusau-Sokoto Highway.
He named items recovered from the vehicle as two AK-47 rifles with number 3745485 and 1977CK22457, respectively, and five magazines with 165 rounds of live ammunition.
He added: “Other items recovered are N68,750 cash, ATM card and three voters’ cards, military camouflage and several mobile phones.” He said the other driver, a native of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau State, was arrested on the Kauran-Namoda-Jibiya Road.
Shehu said that exhibits recovered in the man’s vehicle were one AK-47 rifle with number 804151, two magazines with 20 rounds of live ammunition and one pistol with four bullets.
“Other items recovered are a locally-made pistol, eight mobile phones, N34,685, military uniforms and a stamp of the Cattle Traders Association of Nigeria, Bukuru Local Government Area of Plateau State,” he added.
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