Troops of Guards Brigade Nigerian Army, deployed at Mararaba, Nasarawa state for Internal Security Operations have arrested a man with arms and ammunitions during a stop and search operation at the checkpoint on Thursday 8th February 2018.
The Suspect who gave his name as Mr. Peter Iorlaha was apprehended with a bag containing 2 Locally made pistols, 1 locally made short gun, 2 rounds of 7.62mm (Special), 5 live cartridges, 2 torch lights, a screw driver, charms and a Tecno mobile handset.
During preliminary investigation, the suspect revealed that the weapons and other items were handed over to him by his uncle for safe keeping.
The suspect is currently under interrogation.
Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman
Director Army Public Relations