The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA has intercepted 12 Pump Action guns and 374 Cartridges in Kogi.
The Kogi NDLEA Commander Abdulkadir Abdullahi Fakai made the disclosure in Lokoja on Friday.
He said two persons were arrested in connection with the consignments Abdullahi Fakai said that the riffles and ammunition were intercepted at a check point by personnel during patrol on Okene Lokoja Abuja road on Friday
The two suspects Sagir Isiyaka 40 and Bello Shehu Usman 42 were traveling in a J5 Boxer Bus from Onisha to Abuja before our patrol team accosted them on searching their luggage our eagle eyed officers discovered the riffles and ammunition concealed in some sacks.
When asked about how they came about such dangerous arms and ammunition they couldn’t give any cogent or concrete reason as proof of ownership he explained.
The NDLEA Commander said it was at that point that the duo were arrested with the consignments for further investigation
According to him since the matter is about arms and ammunition we quickly transfered the case to the Nigeria Police Kogi Command for their discrete and further investigation.