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Police arrest 4 with firearms in Taraba

06 February 2014, 16:01

Jalingo - The Taraba Police  Command on Wednesday said it had arrested four suspects in connection with alleged  possession of firearms and ammunition.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Joseph Kwaji, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Jalingo.

He said the suspects were initially arrested by a vigilant group at Karofi area of Jalingo and were handed over to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).

Kwaji said that one Ak 47 with 45 rounds of live ammunition, one Pump Action Gun with 26 round of cartridges and nine rounds of K2 live ammunition were recovered from the suspects.

He said the suspects would be prosecuted after the interrogation by the police.

He commended the vigilant group for complementing the efforts of the police in the state.

The PPRO urged members of the public to always provide useful information to the security organisations for effective crime prevention.

-  NAN

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