An officer of the Nigeria Police Force has been captured over affirmed gunrunning and leasing of ammo to hoodlums in Cross River State. Naturenex News gets it that Nathaniel Manasseh (an Inspector within the police drive) was paraded nearby other suspects at the state police base camp in Precious stone Slope, Calabar, on Tuesday, June 22.
The officer was blamed of making a difference infamous offenders working between Cross River and Imo State which he had not been able to account for a few arms counting two AK-47 riffles in his possession. Briefing newsmen, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sikiru Akande, encouraged inhabitants of the state to help the police with valuable data that seem help within the capture of hoodlums.
He said: “Cross River is recapturing its misplaced radiance within the range of security. We stay the foremost serene state in Nigeria and nothing can break out our resolve.
For our accomplishment, nowadays isn’t detached with organization delighted in by well important citizens, basic security partners and corporate bodies that meets frequently to reevaluate our execution so far and the requirements for enhancement that has driven to what you’re seeing today,”
Akande included: “I need to equivocally state clear that for the police to operate viably and effectively in any created society requires citizen’s cooperation, collaborative association, and readiness of the community to continually prepare the police with valuable data that can thwart unsavory occurrence,”
The CP uncovered that among those apprehended include an Inspector of Police, who more often than not gives out his riffles on “rent” to infamous offenders and maybe a part of a gun-running syndicate.
Be that as it may, when bantering with newsmen at the police central command, the blamed officer denied being a gunrunner, claiming that he was charmed and confiscated of a few AK-47s, counting a vehicle. He said: “I was charmed. I can’t clarify what happened and how they confiscated me of the riffles. I am not a gunrunner.”