Police arrest AK47 rifles dealers selling arms to killers in Benue (photo)

The police in Benue state have arrested some rifle dealers allegedly suppling weapons to killers.

The suspects were paraded on Tuesday, May 8. Deputy commissioner of police, Abba Kyari was in Benue state where the suspects were paraded.

It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the killings in the country particularly those committed by bandits saying they are being perpetrated by people with sinister plot and selfish reasons. The president’s position was contained in a statement issued by Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, on Monday, May 7.

In tackling the issue of insecurity, the president approved the establishment of a new battalion of the army and a new police command in Kaduna state. President Buhari said security remains a priority in his administration and that he would do everything to tackle its problems. He also extended his condolences to the families of victims promising that his government would not abandon them.

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