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Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Police officers arrested by EFCC for illegally escorting ammunition

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has reportedly arrested two officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for their alleged illegal execution of ammunition.


Police officers arrested by EFCC for illegally escorting ammunition 



The spokesperson of the NDLEA, Jonah Achema, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Achema said the live ammunition was intercepted by the agency’s command in the Federal Capital Territory  (FCT) during a motorized patrol along the Gwagwalada end of Abuja-Lokoja expressway.

According to the statement, the cargo was sent through a transport company from Lagos to be collected by the policemen.
The statement read: 

The two policemen, Jacob Jalwap, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) attached to police command headquarters, Jos, Plateau state and Nandul Seizing, a corporal attached to Angua Rogo, Jos, were arrested in Jos in a follow-up investigation of the live ammunition accompanied with a waybill containing the phone number and name of Nandul Seizing.
“They were arrested after they both claim ownership of the cargo.
The suspects and the ammunition has been transferred to the police for further investigation.

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