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Police nab 35-year-man with 53 AK-47, 260 rounds of ammunitions in Nasarawa


 A 35-year-old man, Likita Abubakar, has been arrested conveying 53 AK-47 magazine guns and 260 rounds of live ammunition to an unknown destination by the operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command.

Abubarkar is said to be a notorious bandit/kidnapper who had been terrorising people along Akwanga/Keffi high way and has been on the wanted list of the police.

He was in the early hours of Saturday at the popular Alushi junction, Akwanga

Police Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, made the disclosure in an interview to Journalists on Saturday in Lafia.

He explained that a team of police officers on patrol intercepted the man at Akwanga Local Government Area of the state while he was conveying the weapons and got him arrested.

“A suspected criminal who has been on the wanted list of the Nasarawa State Police Command for offences ranging from armed robbery to kidnapping was sighted today at Alushi Junction, Akwanga LGA. 

“A detachment of police operatives attached to Akwanga Division were immediately deployed to the area and one Likita Abubakar, a 35-year-old man was arrested and we were able to recover 53 empty magazines, 260 rounds of live ammunition and cash sum of N38,500 as exhibits,” he said.

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