Just in: Army intercepts suspected bandits in Nasarawa state

Just in: Army intercepts suspected bandits in Nasarawa state

- Nigerian Army has intercepted suspected bandits in Nasarawa state

- Brigadier General, Texas Chukwu, the director army public relations, said that the army intercepted 17 locally made gun, 135 cartridges and two locally made pistols

- He said that the preliminary investigation is ongoing and that the suspects would be handed over to the appropriate authority on completion

The Nigerian Army has intercepted a Nissan bus with 20 occupants along Nasarawa-Abuja road while conducting a routine check.

NAIJ.com gathered that the occupants on interrogation, claimed they were hunters from Adamawa on transit to Abuja for national hunters association scheduled to take place today, Saturday, July 28.

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The director army public relations, Brigadier General, Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Saturday, July 28, said that the army intercepted 17 locally made gun, 135 cartridges and two locally made pistols.

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Army intercepts suspected bandits in Nasarawa state. Photo credit: Nigerian Army

The statement read: "The Nigerian Army has intercepted a Nissan bus with 20 occupants along Nasarawa - Abuja road while conducting a routine check.

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Army intercepts suspected bandits in Nasarawa state. Photo credit: Nigerian Army

"The occupants on interrogation, claimed they were hunters from Adamawa on transit to Abuja for National Hunters Association scheduled to take place today, Saturday 28 July 2018.

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Army intercepts suspected bandits in Nasarawa state. Photo credit: Nigerian Army

"Items recovered include: 17 locally made guns, 135 Cartridges, two locally made pistols, one locally made knife, three cutlasses, one bow and 38 Arrows, assorted charms, preliminary investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be handed over to the appropriate authority on completion.

Just in: Army intercepts suspected bandits in Nasarawa state

Army intercepts suspected bandits in Nasarawa state. Photo credit: Nigerian Army

"You are please requested to disseminate this information to the general public through your reputable medium. Thank you for your kind support and cooperation."

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that Nigerian soldiers in furtherance of their effort to defeat Boko Haram intercepted a terrorist bomb squad at Ngalle village, northern Borno state.

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Source: Naija.ng

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