A 23-year-old Cameroonian Nkwaayuk Boris and two Nigerians, Chior Emmanuel and Shima Alfred have been arrested by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service in Cross River state.
Nkwaayuk Boris is also a member of the Ambazonian separatist group in Cameroon.
The suspects who had one beretta, one locally made pistol, ammunition, and criminal charms were arrested during a routine patrol at Mfum border in Ikom local government area of the state.
NigeriaCrime.com gathered that the arrest was made on August 2nd at about 1:00 pm by officers attached to the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mfum border Command.
According to the Comptroller Mfum Border Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, “the trio were intercepted while on a motorcycle at Mfum.”
He said “on Tuesday 2nd of August, 2022, at about 1300hours, the Border Patrol Officers of Mfum Border Command, Cross River State, intercepted a cyclist (Okada rider) carrying two (2) passengers.
“The Cyclist, Chior Emmanuel, 30 is a Nigerian and lives at Ajassor Mission road, Etung LGA, and One of the passengers, Nkwaayuk Boris, a Cameroonian, 23-year male, who also resides at Ajassor Mission, while the second passenger is Shima Alfred, Nigerian male age 23 years living at Vandeikya in Benue State.
According to Eneregbu “They were found with, among other things, a small bag containing the following incriminating items one Pistol Beretta, one locally made pistol, three live ammunition criminal Charms and motorcycle, and an Android phone.
“They hinted that they were four and that the fourth person, currently at large, left them with the bag containing the above-mentioned incriminating items.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that one of the suspects, the Cameroonian, is a member of the Ambazonian separatist group in Cameroon.
“We are going to hand over the three suspects along with the incriminating items to the DPO Etung Division, Etung Local Government for further investigation immediately,” he added.