By Robert AKPAN Senior Investigator Correspondent Lagos/
LAGOS– THE Police high authority has said that it has arrested a 60 year old man identified as Umar Muhammed who is allegedly supplying arms and ammunition to Fulani herdsmen and killer bandits in the country. Though the process leading could not be immediately ascertained as of the time of this report but sources said the suspect concealed various arms in the bonnet of his old jalopy using frail look and age to beat police and other law enforcement checkpoints. According to sources, Muhammed has confessed to the crime saying notorious Kidnappers identified as Messrs Muhammed Bello, Umar Abubakar, Usman Mohammed, Musa Ibrahim and Lawal Ismail were his patrons.
Reacting, the Force PRO CP Frank Mba was quoted as saying that the police have stepped up their investigation capacity with a view to apprehending criminals hiding under the guise of age and looks to commit heinous crimes. He was quoted as saying that because in Africa, elders are respected, the suspect had been leveraging on that to conveying arms across the country to criminals. He assured that the suspect would face the full wrath of the law.
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