Police Arrests suspected kidnapper, Gun runner in Kogi.
* Recovers 2 Ak-47, Bareta pistol, 41 Rounds of Ammunition.
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The kogi state command of the Nigeria Police Force NPF said its operatives attached to Anyigba Area Command while on a stop and search operation along Idah-Anyigba road arrested one Mohammed Bako with a bag suspected to contain prohibited items.
In a press release signed by the command public relations officer DSP William Aya and made available to Treasuretimes in Lokoja, said the suspect, Muhammed Bako , who hails from Kotonkarfe area of the state was arrested yesterday in a commercial vehicle with two 2 AK-47 rifles, 41 rounds of ammunition, and one locally made Baretta Pistol, 6.7 MM ammunition hidden in a sack.
According to Aya the suspect has confessed to ownership of the arms and ammunition , Stressing that investigation is being intensified.
He said the suspect will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.
He therefore assured members of the public of the determination of the Command to work in synergy with other security agencies in the State to ensure adequate security of lives and property.