Kogi: Police Arrests 4 for Unlawful Possession of Firearms, Criminal Activities Around Iyara Community

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Four suspects have been arrested in by the Police for unlawful possession of firearms in Kogi state.

According to a statement by the Kogi Police Public Relations Officer, William Ovye Aya, the suspects have been terrorizing people around Iyara axis in Ijumu local government area of the state.

The suspects were arrested on Friday by Police operatives attached to the Iyara Division during a routine stop and search action along Iyamoye-Kabba expressway.

Aya identified the names of the four suspects as Yahaya Yakubu 53 years, Ojo Dada 20 years, Mohammed Okehi 31 years and Saliu Jimoh 45 years.

“The suspects were intercepted on a motorcycle and during interrogation, they could not give a satisfactory account of themselves,” Aya added.

Items recovered from them include; One Locally made Pistol with two live cartridges, one Red colour Bajaj Motorcycle with Registration number ONDO QC 778 and one Red colour TVS with Registration number ONDO AKR 181 WK respectively.

Acording to police spokesman, inivestigation is ongoing as the command is making efforts to arrest other members of the criminal syndicate.


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