The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two police officers for their alleged involvement in the transport of over 1, 250 rounds of live ammunition.
Jonah Achema, Spokesperson of the NDLEA, made this disclosure in a statement on Tuesday.
The Spokesman said the live ammunition was interrupted by the agency’s FCT command during a patrol at the Gwagwalada axis of Abuja-Lokoja expressway.
According to the statement, the shipment was sent through a transport company from Lagos and to be collected by the policemen.
The statement says: “The two policemen, Jacob Jalwap, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) attached to police command headquarters, Jos, Plateau state and Nandul Seizing, a corporal attached to Angua Rogo, Jos, were arrested in Jos in a follow-up investigation of the live ammunition accompanied with a way bill containing the phone number and name of Nandul Seizing.
“They were arrested after they both turned up to claim ownership of the consignment
“The suspects and the exhibits have been transferred to the police for further investigation.”