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Zamfara: Police seize weapons, ammunition after apprehending two alleged gunrunners

Nigeria Police

On Tuesday, the Zamfara State Police Command detained two alleged gunrunners and found weapons and ammo.

SP Zamfara Police Public Relations Officer Mohammed Shehu announced this in a statement on Tuesday.

According to the statement, the officers of the command took action and apprehended the suspects after receiving informed information about the transfer of weapons from Benue state to unnamed criminals in Zamfara.

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According to the statement, after careful search of the arrested, criminals, they discovered arms ammunition, just as the suspects confessed to the crime during interrogation, saying that they had engaged in several gun running businesses in Zamfara and other states, including neighbouring states

“On 8th January 2023 at about 2300hrs, Police Tactical operatives had arrested Two (2) gun runners, One Emmanuel Emmanuel and his female counterpart Nana Ibrahim along Gusau – Wanke – Dansadau road, conveying Three Hundred and Twenty Five (325) rounds of live ammunition and One (1) Magazine for Ak 47 rifle,” the statement said

The state Commissioner of Police, CP Kolo Yusuf, while assuring members of public of safety of lives and properties, urged residents to cooperate with the police, by reporting any suspected criminals