Kaduna State Police Command said they have arrested some suspected gunrunners in the state.
The Command also said they recovered some locally made rifles as well as cash.
State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige, made this known and also added that the arrested suspects would be charged to court upon investigation.
Parts of the statement read, “On October 14, 2020, at about 1530hrs, operatives of the Kaduna Police Command, while on routine stop-and-search at Kwanta Shiru village, along Kaduna-Kachia road, succeeded in arresting one Yakubu Maigida of Chibiya village, Kachia LGA, Kaduna State, and recovered a locally made AK47 rifle concealed under his motorcycle with the view to evading the eagle eyes of the security.
“Upon interrogation, the suspect gave useful information on the source of the firearm. Subsequently, the operatives, acting on the information, swung into action and arrested the arm dealer; one Saidu Daniel Buzu (m) of Asako village, Kachia and recovered in his custody; a single barrel rifle, one locally made pistol, two AK47 magazine, one cartridge and sum of N27,000.”