Police arrests suspected gunrunner, armed robber in Kaduna

Kaduna Police Command says the Kafachan Divisional office nabbed a suspected gunrunner/armed robber and recovered a rifle, two packets of cartridges, Makarov pistol, rounds of live 9mm ammunition and 2 fabricated revolver pistols.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammed Jalige, on Friday, said, “The Operatives of the Kaduna Police Command attached to Kafanchan Divisional Headquarters on July 28, 2021 at about 1600hrs while acting on reliable information from a good samaritan, intercepted an Opel Vectra vehicle with registration number KAF 733 MK driven by one Geoffrey Ayuba ‘m’ of Unguwan Rimi Kafanchan in Jema’a LGA of Kaduna State.”

The statement further said that when a careful search of the said suspicious vehicle was conducted, an AK47 rifle and two packets of 12-gauge shotgun shells that were criminally concealed in the engine compartment of the car were recovered.

“Investigations are ongoing as the suspect has provided useful information to the Police that will facilitate further breakthroughs,” the statement said.

 

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