From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja
Me Ede Ayuba, Commissioner fo Police, Kogi state
The operatives of the Police Command of the Nigeria Police Force in Kogi state have arrested a 400level student of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi in the Department of Geology for possession of five bareta pistols and one (1) 9mm ammunition.
In a press release signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, DSP William Aya made available to Journalists in Lokoja on Monday indicated that on February 2, 2021 , the Operatives attached to 77 PMF Okene while on routine stop and search duty at Oguda bridge along Okene/Auchi road intercepted a black unregistered Toyota Tacoma Hilux driven by one Daniel Adaniki and a passenger, one Musa Mohammed Nurudeen, and a searched of the vehicle led to the recoveries of five Beretta Pistols and 9mm ammunition.
During interrogation, Musa Mohammed Nurudeen confessed ownership of the five Beretta Pistols and 9mm ammunition.
He further confessed that, he is a Student of Geology at the Nasarawa State University and a member of Neo Black Movement of African Confraternity.
He disclosed that he was attacked by the virkin rival cult group in School and decided to secured the Pistols from Benin to fight back and protect himself.
The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji psc (+) while commending the Officers of 77 PMF for a good jod assured members of the public of the Commands’ determination to ensure adequate security of lives and property in the State.