The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man, Likita Abubakar, who was reportedly conveying 53 AK-47 Magazines and 260 rounds of reside ammunition.
Police sources stated the suspect was conveying the ammunition to some communities in crisis-ravaged Plateau State.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, instructed Daily Trust that the suspect was arrested in Akwanga native authorities space of Nasarawa State.
The joint safety operatives in Akwanga, Nasarawa State arrested the suspected bandit with the rounds of ammunition, being conveyed on a motorbike.
Abubakar was caught by Joint Task Force of the boys of the Nasarawa Police Command and operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps on Saturday.
“According to the information issued by the JTF, the suspect was a Fulani herder identified as Likita, heading to the crisis-laden Jos, the capital city of the neighbouring state, Plateau,” a supply stated.
Likita, throughout, interrogation confessed that different members of his gangs numbering six have been already on their approach through bikes to the identical vacation spot.
As of the time of submitting this report Likita was detained on the Akwanga Police Divisional Headquarters, Nasarawa State.
Plateau was not too long ago positioned below curfew on account of main safety breaches in some components of the state whereas college students have been being evacuated by numerous states governments to security.
Three ladies have been killed in Bassa Local Government Area of the state on Thursday regardless of the presence of safety companies in Jos North LGA.