Police bust gun-making ring in south Nigeria

Nigeria Police Force

Police broke up a gun-making ring in Imo, southeast Nigeria, arresting one suspect for manufacturing and selling guns, police said Wednesday.

The suspect was among the 22 other arrested, including a serving police Inspector, for various crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and illegal possession of firearms, Rabiu Ladodo, police chief in charge of the state said.

Items recovered from the fabricating factory include one locally made pistol, one 9MM live ammunition, two double barrel pipes, and eight single barreled pipes.

The police chief said other exhibits were nine riffle engine stock, two live ammunition and expended cartridges, one drilling machine, nine saw blades among others. Enditem

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