Police Seizes Nearly 1000 Ilegal Weapons and Ammo

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba. Photo: FACEBOOK THE NIGERIA POLICE. [File]

Police seize nearly 1000 illegal weapons and ammo

The top leadership of the Nigerian Police has rounded up thousands of weapons and rounds of ammunition across the nation.

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The National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons in Abuja received the cleaned-up weapons today.

During an handing over event, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, pointed out that banditry, kidnapping, and armed robbery are all fueled by small arms and light weapons across the nation as he attended the delivery of the rifles.

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Among the many weaponry given to the center were 265 automatic rifles and rocket launchers.