NDLEA Intercepts Men In Kogi En-Route Abuja With 12 Pump-Action Guns

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday, intercepted 12 pump-action guns and 374 cartridges with two persons in Kogi State.

Abdulkadir Abdullahi-Fakai, Kogi State Commander, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

The pair have been arrested in connection with the firearms and ammunition.

Abdullahi-Fakai said they were discovered at an NDLEA checkpoint on the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja road.

The suspects, Sagir Isiyaka (40) and Bello Shehu Usman (42) were traveling in a J5 Boxer Bus from Onitsha to Abuja.

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“When asked about how they came about such dangerous arms and ammunition, they couldn’t give any cogent reason”, Abdullahi-Fakai said.

The official added that the case had been transferred to the Police Command in Kogi for further investigation.