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Bauchi Police uncover kidnappers armoury, recover sophisticated weapons

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By Akanji Alowolodo, Bauchi

In continuation of its recent sustained operations which had recorded a tremendous success by denying miscreants a breathing space to carry out their nefarious activities, Bauchi State Police Command has uncovered an armoury suspected to belong to bandits terrorizing innocent people.

According to the Command PPRO, SP Ahmed Wakili, operatives attached to the Command acted on credible intelligence and uncovered an armory of suspected kidnappers. 

He stated in a press statement that on the 22nd January 2023, a patrol team attached to Liman Katagum Divisional Police headquarters, led by the DPO while on patrol around the Tudun Wada area of Liman Katagum, Bauchi LGA, uncovered the armoury.

He  added that the underground armory was uncovered, and the following items were recovered:3 AK47 rifles, 1 LAR rifle, 49 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 9 AK47 magazines, 1 pair of army camouflage jacket and 1 pair of Police camouflage trousers.

While commending the operatives, the Commissioner of Police, Aminu Alhassan ordered round-the-clock surveillance around the area in a bid to arrest the suspected bandits.    

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