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Police arrests 2 men with firearms in Plateau



Police operatives in Plateau have arrested two suspects with firearms in the state.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Friday in Abuja, said the suspects were arrested while taking the firearms from the state to the eastern part of the country.

Adejobi added that the suspects were arrested following credible intelligence from the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on the business of trafficking in the state.

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He said the men were arrested with two AK47 rifles and 51 rounds of live ammunition concealed in a bag of beans.

The police spokesman told journalists that the investigation revealed that the suspects were to transport the firearms to some criminals in Anambra State.

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