Gun manufacturers arrested by Police in Kano, weapons recovered
The Nigeria Police in Kano State has apprehended two men identified as Rabiu Suleman and Yahaya Abdulkadir for illegally manufacturing locally made Pistol, rifle guns and ammunition in Tudun Wada Local Government Area of the state.
According to a statement on Thursday by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Magaji Majia, 11 Pistols and 53 locally made live ammunition were recovered from the suspects.
“In compliance with the Inspector General of Police directives on the mopping-up of prohibited and illegal firearms and ammunition, it could be recalled that Kano Police Command had on 4th April, 2018 paraded a large cache of arms and ammunition confiscated from the public.
“In our continued effort to rid the State of Armed Robbers and Kidnappers, the exercise is made to be a continues one and on 3/8/2018 a team of Policemen while on surveillance in Tudun Wada LGA arrested Rabiu Suleman of Fadan Gaya Village and Yahaya Abdulkadir of Yalwan Rugu-Rugu Village all in Tudun Wada LGA.
“The duo specializes in the manufacturing of locally made Pistol/rifle guns and ammunition. 11 Pistols and 53 locally made live ammunition were recovered from them,” the statement read in part