A man has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Jigawa State, while transporting firearms to Benue state.
The suspect, identified as Salisu Mahmuda, was arrested with 2 locally made revolver pistol, one cut to size revolver rifle, with five-rounds of live ammunition.
Mahmouda revealed that he is an indigene of Kaduna state. He attended a school in Nasarawa where he later became involved collection of discarded metals between Nasarawa and Benue state.
He said two men of Tiv and Fulani ethnic nationalities respectively, ordered for firearms, and he eventually found someone who fabricated the arms for him in Labara village in Kano.