Suspect smuggles 10 rifles in yam flour sacks


The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command, has apprehended two men for robbery and for allegedly smuggling Ak-47 rifles.

Commissioner of Police, Umar Manko, said the suspects, Olatunji Olatubosun, and Abdulazeez Amao, were arrested following investigations by SARS men.

Manko said the investigations revealed that one of the suspects, Amao, brought in guns from Mali through Burkina Faso and Benin Republic into Nigeria.

The police boss said Amao was able to beat security checks along the routes by concealing the guns in yam flour sacks.

Amao, it was learnt, was arrested with 10 AK-47 rifles and 19 AK-47 magazines fully loaded with 30 rounds of ammunition.

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