A suspected gunrunner has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command.
The suspect identified simply as Remos, a 23-year-old resident of Sheno Belta village in Gombi Local Government Area, was arrested during a stop-and-search operation.
Remos was reportedly on his way to distribute the weapons to his collaborators when he was arrested.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje said;
“The achievement was made by the Command’s operatives attached to Gombi Division in a joint operation with Hunters.
“The suspect, being a notorious gun dealer, bought and smuggled in the weapons from Askira Uba local government area of Borno State.”
The command reiterated that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Barde is committed to, “massive and well-planned deployment of both human and other operational assets of the Command to reinforce and consolidate on keeping Adamawa safe, especially in this festive period.”