NDLEA impounds 18 pump action guns, 2,300 cartridges in Kogi

Written by on September 19, 2022

NDLEA  says its operatives impounded a Peugeot J5 vehicle loaded with 18 pieces of pump action rifles and 1,300 cartridges in Kogi on Saturday.

The vehicle reportedly  took off from Onitsha in Anambra and was heading to Zaria in Kaduna State when it was intercepted on the Okene-Abuja Highway.

NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi in a press statement  stated on Sunday in Abuja that two suspects found in the vehicle, Chukwudi Aronu,, and Shuaibu Gambo,, were arrested.

He added that also on Saturday, one Anthony Agada, conveying 1,000 ammunition cartridges to Abuja from Onitsha was nabbed in a bus.

He stated also that 1,404 bottles of codeine syrup and 2,040 ampoules of pentazocine injection were seized from another vehicle which also took off from Onitsha and was heading to Sokoto.

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