Illegal arms dealers smuggling thousands of rifles and ammunition into Nigeria from Libya and Burkina Faso through Benin Republic and Niger Republic arrested by the IGP Response team [IRT].
The smugglers were caught with 6000 rounds of AK-47 ammunitions and several AK-47 assault rifles while several pistols were recovered.
According to police sources, the suspects confessed to importing and selling of rifles and ammunition to kidnappers, armed robbers and other criminals in Nigeria.
Also, 38 kidnappers and armed robbers were arrested by IGP IRT and IGP STS.
The suspects were paraded before the press by the Force Relations Officer [FPRO] in Abuja.
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