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Police intercept commercial buses loaded with live cartridges in Lagos

Police intercept commercial buses loaded with live cartridges in Lagos
September 24
23:47 2022

The Lagos police command says it has intercepted two commercial buses loaded with live cartridges at Poromope estate, Ijede road, Ikorodu.

The police said three suspects were arrested in connection with the discovery of the live cartridges.

The suspects are Tukur Abdullah, Muazu Telim and Dahiru Idris.

Benjamin Hundeyin, Lagos police spokesperson, in a statement on Saturday, said the suspects were on their way to Katsina state before they were intercepted.

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“Operatives of Ikorodu division of the Lagos state police command have intercepted two commercial buses loaded with large quantity of live cartridges, three dismantled motorcycles and some personal effects at Poromope estate, Ijede road, Ikorodu, Lagos state,” Hundeyin said.

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“Preliminary investigations indicate that the suspects, Tukur Abdullah ‘m’ aged 35, Muazu Telim ‘m’ aged 50 and Dahiru Idris ‘m’ aged 36 were on their way to Katsina state.

“The suspects, recovered exhibits as well as the vehicles, with registration numbers KMC 438 YK and KMC 394 XF have been transferred to the Lagos state command headquarters, Ikeja for further investigations.”



This story is published in partnership with Report for the World, a global service program that supports local public interest journalism.

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