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Police confirm arrest of gun-running serving councilor in Kaduna



The Kaduna state police command has confirmed the arrest of a serving councilor representing Kinkiba ward, Soba Soba native authorities space of Karuna state, Abdulrahman Adamu, with an AK-47 rifle loaded with six (6) rounds of seven.62 X 39mm dwell ammunition.


In an announcement launched right this moment Might 13, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, stated the operatives of operation puff adder II hooked up to Kaduna Police Command had on Monday throughout a routine patrol intercepted the suspect.


Based on Jalige;


”The operatives of Operation Puff Adder II whereas performing on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police Yekini A Ayoku had on the ninth Might 2022 at about 0800hrs performed routine patrol alongside Galadimawa highway Giwa LGA of Kaduna State.

The operation which is geared toward making certain sanity on the connecting axis succeeded in intercepting a Lifan motorbike, black ridden by one Abdulrahman Adamu who was transferring in the direction of Galidimawa group.

The operatives turned suspicious of the sack been carried on the motorbike and have been prompted to look it. Within the course of, a hid AK47 rifle loaded with six (6) rounds of seven.62 X 39mm dwell ammunition was recovered from the sack and brought into custody alongside the suspect.

Preliminary investigation reveals the id of the suspect, Abdulrahman Adamu as a serving member within the legislative council of Soba LGA of Kaduna State representing Kinkiba ward. The suspect equally confessed to having gotten the firearm from his accomplices and he’s to ship the identical to bandits round Galadimawa village for his or her nefarious actions.

The CP appreciated the diligent and thoroughness exhibited by the officers and is miffed with the involvement of a supposed stakeholder and directed {that a} full-scale investigation be carried out to make sure all these related with the stated crime are apprehended to face justice” he stated.

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