The police in Zamfara State have announced the arrest of two persons conveying 325 live ammunition along Gusau-Wanke-Dansadau Road in the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Shehu, said in a statement in Gusau on Tuesday that the suspects were arrested on January 8 around 11pm by a police tactical team.
He said the suspects, Emmanuel Emmanuel and Nana Ibrahim, had with them 325 rounds of live ammunition and one AK 47 rifle magazine.
Shehu said the arrest followed an intelligence received about arms being supplied from Benue to a bandits’ camp in Zamfara.
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He said the suspects were apprehended through stop and search operation mounted by the police tactical team.
He added that the suspects had in the course of interrogation, allegedly confessed to having engaged in several gun-running business for bandits in Zamfara forests and neighbouring states.(NAN