Nigeria: Five Apprehended in Katsina for Unlawful Firearm Possession
By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria
In Kurmi village, Bakori Local Government Area, the Katsina State Police Command apprehended five individuals for illegal possession of AK-47 rifles.
The suspects, Sharhabilu Dahiru, Abubakar Tukur, Kasamanu Abdullahi, Abdulrahman Shu’aibu, and Sulaiman Sanusi, confessed to stealing the firearms from Jamilu Lawal’s residence in Kakumi village. Lawal is under investigation, and all suspects are currently in custody.
The operation was carried out by police operatives and vigilante members based on credible intelligence on . Stay tuned for further updates on the investigation.