Man with 320 bullets, magazines arrested on his way to Plateau, others escape
Likita Abubakar, 35 years old, an arms smuggler, has been apprehended in Nasarawa State.
He was apprehended with 53 magazines, over 260 live ammunition, one motorcycle and N38,500.
A joint team of the Police and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) apprehended him at Alushi junction in Akwanga.
His colleagues are on their way on motorcycles to Jos, Likita reportedly disclosed.
The suspect is being detained at Akwanga Police Divisional headquarters.
A statement by the Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Ramhan Nansel said the arrest followed intelligence.
Commissioner of Police, Adesina Soyemi has ordered the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department, CID, in Lafia for a thorough investigation.
Nansel confirmed that Abubakar had been on the wanted list of the Police “for offences ranging from armed robbery to kidnapping”.
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