FRIDAY OBOH, Sokoto
An illegal Alien from Niger Republic has been arrested by the police in Sokoto in possession of prohibited firearms.The arms include a Pistol No. T62016TF01162 with seven rounds of lives ammunition and a Pump Action gun No 131122322 with seventy six rounds of live cartridges.
Others were one axe, one infinix handset, LG phone with six sim card, military Camouflage, police belt, one International Passsport and one Kesea motorcycle.
The suspect, one Idi Abdullahi who hails from Dogon Dutse in Niger Republic was in posession of the arms and ammunition at time of his arrest by Nigeria policemen attached to Bachaka police outpost in Gudu Division of Gudu Local government Area of Sokoto state.
Parading the suspect before journalists, the sokoto police Command Public Relation officer Deputy Suprintendent of police, Cordelia Nwawe said it was illegal for the suspect to enter Nigeria without declaring the arms at the Nigeria Custom border post.
She said further investigation was continuing on the matter.
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