A Kaduna State councilor, Abdul Adamu Kinkiba, has been arrested by security operatives on his way to deliver AK-47 rifle to terrorists in one of the deadly forests in the State.
Adamu, a Councilor elected for Kinkiba Ward of Soba local government area of the state was arrested by the Mobile Policemen of 47 MPF Squad operating along Galadimawa axis of Giwa local government area of the State.
A source who is a vigilante said the suspect confessed that he received the gun from someone he could no longer recall his name.
“He said he was told that the gun was meant for the convoy of someone. According to him, he was instructed to park immediately after the bridge near Galadimawa forest (a known hideout of bandits), where somebody would collect the gun,” the vigilante said.
Chairman of Soba local government council, Engineer Suleiman Yahaya Richifa, who spoke to journalists and confirmed that the suspect is the current elected councilor in the council, declined further comment on the matter.
He simply said, “I’m in serious grief about the news, please allow me to overcome my shock.”
Report says the suspect has been transfered to the Kaduna State Police Command for further interrogation.
As at the time of this report, the state police command is yet to confirm the development. (Journalist101)