The Operation Puff Adder of the Nigeria Police has arrested two suspects for allegedly smuggling thousands of rifles and ammunition into Nigeria.
The arms and ammunition were smuggled from Libya and Burkina Faso through Benin Republic and Niger Republic.
The suspects were arrested by the operatives of IGP Intelligence Response Team ( IRT) ,led by DCP Abba Kyari .
The arms and ammunition were 6000 rounds of Ak47 ammunition and several Ak47 rifles and pistols .
The suspects confessed to Importing and Selling Of arms and ammunition to Kidnappers , robbers and other criminals in Nigeria.
Also 38 suspects were arrested and paraded by the Force public relations officer ( FPRO) DCP Frank MBA who revealed that the illegal arms dealers smuggled the evil goods into Nigeria from Libya and Burkina Faso through Benin Republic and Niger Republic