Kaduna: Police arrest gunrunner who supplies arms to terrorists

Recover AK-47 rifle, others

A gunrunner who specialises in supplying arms and ammunition to bandits terrorising Kaduna State has been nabbed.

The arrest was made by operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command.

According to the Spokesperson of the Command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, who released a statement on Wednesday, the suspect, Rilwanu Abdullahi, was arrested by operatives attached to the Zaria Command, acting on a tip-off.

According to Jalige, items recovered from the suspect included an AK-47 rifle and 600 rounds of 7.62 X 39mm live ammunition concealed inside the fuel tank of a Volkswagen car, with number plate AX 973 LGA, as well as two vehicles used in conveying weapons to bandits.

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