Notorious gunrunner arrested with 46 guns in Niger State

A notorious gunrunner identified as Rabi’u Akilu, was, on Thursday, arrested by soldiers at the Garoji Army Check point in Bargu general area of New Bussa LGA of Niger state.

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Items recovered from him include: 21 fabricated locally made single barrels, 15 fabricated locally made barrels Ghana made, 10 fabricated locally made pistols and 343 Cartridges.

The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer, Col. Muhammad Dole, made the disclosure in a statement in Kaduna. Dole said;

“It is noteworthy to state that the ongoing Operation WHIRL PUNCH is achieving successes in all formations of Headquarters, 1 Division Nigerian Army.

‘‘The latest being the interception and arrest of a notorious gun runner called RABI’U AKILU.

‘‘He was arrested at the Garoji Army Check point in Bargu general area of New Bussa Local Government Area of Niger state on 22 November.’’

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  1. this guy case is a serious one, so many ammunition was recovered from him, he will spend 30yrs in prison or jail which ever one suits him

  2. wao, what is he doing with all this gun, I think it’s May be an in formats to some robbers or Fulani herdsmen, they should carry out there investigation, and let everybody knows the truth, kudos to the squad that make the arrest.

  3. This is a serious matter. Who is he fabricating for. All these should be found out and that may help nip some things to the board

  4. wonders never end, firstly it’s my pleasure to appreciate and recognize the effort made by military personnel who arrested the gun runner I hope they will continue their good work, finally the guy (Akilu) most not go unpunished so as to give lessons to other people with the same thinking as Akilu.

  5. How did an individual come across such amount of weapons, he must tell the source, criminal causing crimes must stop in this nation Nigeria

  6. Now u can’t run any more, u are really the master of crime just imagine all the items recovered from u. U will die in jail.

  7. Now u can’t run any more, u are really the master of crime just imagine all the items recovered from u. U will die in jail.

  8. He has reached his waterloo,they should interrogate him very well,he might have an accomplish,later these weapons will get to the hands of hooligans and they will be using it to harass innocent citizens

  9. That much fun, they should find out who he gives the gun to. Because from the magnitude I know it’s for something and it’s not his first

  10. This is the product of tugs during election. Most of this notorious men came into existence through this politicians who abandoned them with their arms after election. I pray they will do the right thing with him. Not doing God father affairs.

  11. What is he actually using all this local,local barren for Oooo….send him to my school so he will be dealt with properly…nonsense him.

  12. Election is at the corner you will be seen wepons everywhere
    He should be questioned and tell us where he’s going with those guns

  13. What is he doing with a gun there are some people behind it. It need to be investigated very well there are people behind it

  14. Dude’s really notorious. What kind of life’s that? They should find out who he gives the gun to. Because from the magnitude I know it’s for something and it’s not his first. Thank God he was caught.

  15. Thank God he has been caught. He is really a notorious gun runner. I wonder what all those weapon are meant for. He should be interrogated thoroughly.

  16. I keep on saying it Nigeria is so porus anything can go , illigal business can be approved so so called government, some of the are aware of these men selling and supplying guns but blc it favours them they will protect it ,

  17. That’s great. He should just spent his entire life in prison. No bail no coming out, till death. I wander what he is going to do with all this arm-nations may God deliver you country.

  18. Proper investigation is needed to be done because I think that guy would have gang, he can’t work alone with all of those that were recovered from him

  19. Illegal possession of guns and ammunitions is punished according to the Constitution of our country.. But all the same he need to he punished just that the rule of law have no power anymore

  20. We are talking of Boko Haram you are talking about Akilu with all this locally made guns….. Is that what Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen are using

  21. I hope that the operation whirl punch will continue to all the states in Nigeria. So that could lay their hands on all these people with illegal possession of arms

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