Police uncover illegal firearms’ factory in Niger

Police uncover illegal firearms’ factory in Niger

- Police have uncovered illegal firearms' factory in Niger state

- The spokesman for the command, Muhammad Abubakar, said the suspected manufacturers of illegal guns had been convicted by a court to serve as a deterrent to others

- He added that the IGP, Ibrahim Idris, had ordered the recovery of all prohibited firearms in all states in the country

The Niger state police command has uncovered an illegal firearms factory in the Mashegu ocal government area of the state.

The Punch reports that the suspected manufacturers of illegal guns had been convicted by a court to serve as a deterrent to others.

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NAIJ.com gathered that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, had ordered the recovery of all prohibited firearms in all states in the country.

Police uncover illegal firearms’ factory in Niger

Firearms recovered by police in Niger state

The police in Niger state had recovered no fewer than 110 different types of guns and over 80 ammunitions from people.

The spokesman for the command, Muhammad Abubakar, said those in possession of such weapons voluntarily submitted them to the command.

According to him, a task force charged with recovering illegal arms has commenced full operation to curtail the increasing rate of insecurity in some parts of the country.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that a gun making factory in Ebonyi state was uncovered and destroyed by the state police command.

The commissioner of police in the state, Titus Lamorde, on Wednesday, April 4, said the police acting on a tip off destroyed a factory where guns were manufactured at Mgbo in Ohaukwu local government area of the state.

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Source: Naija.ng

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