Police Operatives In Kaduna Chase Hoodlums, Recover Two AK-47 Rifles, Ammunition

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By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna 

Two hoodlums were chased by Police operatives in Kaduna State during their patrol and surveillance near the Katsina border and recovered two AK-47 rifles each loaded with 30 rounds of ammunition.

The spokesperson of the Kaduna Police Command, DSP Muhammad Jalige, in a statement on Friday, explained that on July 18, 2023, about 2205hrs, the operatives of the Kaduna Police Command while on routine patrol along Hukunyi-Danja Road, a border between Kaduna and Katsina states sighted two persons riding a motorcycle in a very suspicious manner.

According to the statement, “The situation prompted the patrol team to give them a hot pursuit and on sensing danger, they immediately ran into the nearby forest to avoid been apprehended.”

He further explained that as a result, their luggage of the hoodlums fell off the bike, stressing that when the said luggage was searched, two AK-47 rifles loaded with 30 rounds of live ammunition each were recovered.

In a bid to ensure that the hoodlums are not giving any room to operate, the statement stated that the patrol combed the entire area throughout the night in order to guarantee the safety of the road users and the adjoining communities.

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