The Adamawa atste Lokice Command said it has arrested a local gunrunner along Ngada-Gombi road in Gombi local government on Friday.
The gunrunner, Shenomano Remos, 23, was arrested by men of the Gombi police division in a joint operation with hunters while.on a stop and search operation.
Police spokesman, DSP Suleiman Nguroje said the arrest was part of the “command’s reinvigorated special action plan on the ongoing fight against Banditry, Kidnapping, armed Robbery and other violent crimes across the state.”
The statement further said “the suspect been a notorious Gun dealer bought and smuggled in the weapons from Askira Uba local government, Borno state and was on his way to distribute same to his collaborators.”
According to the statement, “the Commissioner of police Mohammed Ahmed Barde, while commending the performance of the DPO and Men of Gombi Division, Noted that stop and search Operation is a good initiative and will critically evaluate the pattern and trend of crimes in the State. He assured of massive and well-plan deployment of both Human and other operational assets of the Command to reinforce and consolidate on keeping Adamawa safe especially on this festive period.”
The CP, assured the Government and good people of Adamawa state that the Command shall continue to do all within its powers to guarantee a stable security order across the State especially now that people are preparing for the forthcoming festivities.
He called on residents to work with the Police and other security agencies in the joint task of safeguarding the State, especially in the area of providing useful, relevant and timely information.