Kebbi State Police Command is currently investigating a female armourer, Hauwau Sulaiman in Birnin Kebbi for being in possession of 566 live ammunition.
Nigeriacrime.com learned that the suspect was intercepted at Bena a village under Danko/Wasagu local government area of Kebbi state was in transit from Maru local government area of Zamfara state through to Kebbi state with the ammunition allegedly to be handed over to bandits.
Upon investigation by the police, she confessed but said one woman from lafia in Nassarawa state gave her a wrapped sack to deliver it at Bena village in Kebbi when she discovered that the sealed sack contained live ammunition she handed the parcel to soldiers at the checkpoint.
Hauwau Sulaiman who hails from Babbar Dogo village under Maru local government Zamfara state claimed that she didn’t know what the woman in lafia gave her was live ammunition.
In a similar development Kebbi Police also arrested one Aminu Bello of Almasira area in Jega local government for stabbing to death one Abdulmajid Nasiru for asking him to pay him his N400,000, The suspect lured his victim to a nearby village where he drew a knife and stabbed him to death.
Police detectives from Kebbi also repelled an armed bandit attack at Dan Maru village under Danko/Wasagu local where they recovered a rocket launcher abandoned by the bandits due to police superior firepower while many of them fled with gun wounds.
However, CP Titus Musa warned criminal elements to repent or relocate to other places because the police would not relent in their efforts to secure Kebbi state from any form of crime, he urged people of the state to continue to assist the police with useful information.