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Benue Police intercept 1, 427 live ammunition along Makurdi-Lafia road.

The Police in Benue said they intercepted 1, 427 cartridges of 5.56 mm live ammunition along Makurdi-Lafia road.

Police Public Relations Officer for the state, ASP Moses Yamu, disclosed on Friday that the ammunition were concealed in a Volkswagen salon bus with registration number: GBK 226 XA

Yamu said the feat was achieved through a security report that some miscreants were planning a robbery attack along Makurdi-Lafia road.

He said the command, therefore, deployed its operations’ crack team, “Operation Zenda”, led by SP Justin Gberindyer, to abort the planned robbery, while the arms were recovered during a “Stop-And-Search Operation” on the road.

He said the police were interrogating the five passengers arrested with the arms in the vehicle and that they would soon be charged to court.

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