The police in Enugu state has apprehended a suspected Fulani herdsman with AK47 rifle and 24 live ammunitions. The man identified as one Ibrahim Adamumale who is 20 years old was caught in Affa Udi local Government Area of Enugu State.
Suspect who claimed that he is from Nassarawa state but lives at Hausa quarters 9thmile and a herdsman with some cows at Affa Udi bush was nabbed on 29/8/16 by the combine efforts of the police and the members of the public from Affa acting on a tip off.
It was further gathered that the suspect before he was nabbed had expended about six shots on the air to evade being nabbed but failed to the superior effort of the police and members of the public who have gathered information about suspect’s antecedents in relation to bearing of sophisticated weapon within Affa axis and its environs.
Suspect is now helping the police in their investigations in relation to how he came about the riffle.
The state commissioner of police Emmanuel Ojukwu has expressed delight at the effort of his men and the community leading to the arrest of the suspected hoodlum and the recovery of the gun and ammunition. He also pointed out that Enugu state was under his watch, and he will continue to partner relevant stake holders and sister agencies for a safe and secured environment.