Daily Trust reports that the Borno State Police Command has arrested one Clement Asuk, an indigene of Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State, with 122 Anti Air Craft ammunition and 222 of 7.62mm of life ammunition at a motor park in Maiduguri on his way to Benue State.
Borno State Commissioner of Police, CP Abdu Umar, who was represented by the Command Public Relation Officer (PPRO), ASP Sani Kamilu Muhammad, paraded the suspect alongside others at police headquarters in Maiduguri, on Friday.
Muhammad explained that preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect was moving the ammunition from one geographical location to another.
The PPRO said, “On 30 March 2022 at 07 22 hours, a credible Intelligence and Surveillance team of the command who were on morning patrol arrested one Clement Asuk of Akamkpe LGA of Cross Rivers State at Kano Motor Park with the following exhibit including 126 Anti Air Craft Ammunitions, 222 of 7.62mm of Life Ammunition, 517 of 7.62mm By 51 Life Ammunition, 7.62mm By 39 Life Ammunition, 2 Empty Magazines of Ak47, 4 Rpg Prepare Lent and 1 Hand Groaned.
“Other exhibit are Application Form of Nigeria Navy, 3 Tooth Piece, 2 Small Carton of Fish, 1 Anti Aircraft Ammunition Belt, 3 Pg – 7pm Preparelent, One Wrist Watch, 5 Rings, 3 Cowries, One Infinix Phone, One Charger, the Sum of ₦15,250 Nigerian Currency, One Note of 10000 Korea Currency, One Trouser, One Shirt, One Towel, One Boxer, Thread, One Action Better, Two Akapaka Battries ,One Selma (Mei Zaaki), 3 Gold Circles, Two Keys, One Tooth Brush, One Meinnah 120 Drugs and Cham, 2 Vaselin Blueseal.”
He noted that the case is under investigation towards unveiling their past atrocities and will subsequently disclose the findings to the public.