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Firearms manufacturing factory uncovered in Benue state (photos)

A factory that manufactures firearms has been uncovered and members arrested in Benue state.

 The discovery came after the arrest of one Felix
Ioryer of Assasi NorthBank Makurdi on May 24th.

The suspect confessed to have sold a locally fabricated Beretta pistol
to one of his accomplice who simply goes by the alias, ‘Bishop of Abuja”
for #40,000.

During investigation, the suspect led operatives to an arms
manufacturing factory at Tse-tyungu Kyado district of Ukum LGA. Two
suspects, Purga Tyowa 25yrs and Aondoyavenga 18yrs were arrested. Items
recovered from the factory includes items used in the manufacturing of
the locally made firearms.

– 1 carbon cylinder
– 1 gas cylinder
– 1 sumec generating set
– 1 Dane gun
– 1 fabricated pistol
– 1 filing machine
– 1 drilling machine
– 2 saws
– 1 tool box
– 1 Bagco bag containing tools
– 1 Bajaj motorcycle.

According to the police, the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.

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