Police arrest 2 with IED


Lawal Shehu, Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa State Command

The Nasarawa Police Command, on Friday announced the arrest of two men with a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Kennedy Idirisu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia that the men were arrested in Loko Local Government Area of the state.

He explained that an Ak-47 rifle and 21 rounds of live ammunition were also recovered from the suspects following raid on their location by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Idirisu claimed that the suspects had on interrogation, confessed to being members of a six-man robbery gang terrorizing the area.

He said that the police was on the trail of the other four suspects, as it continue with investigation to ascertain the source of the IED.

The command’s spokesman said the police had also taken steps to check the…

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