The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for their alleged involvement in the shipment of 1, 250 rounds of live ammunition.
The spokesperson of the NDLEA, Jonah Achema, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Achema said the live ammunition was intercepted by the agency’s FCT command during a motorized patrol at the Gwagwalada end of Abuja-Lokoja expressway.
According to the statement, the consignment was sent through a transport company from Lagos to be collected by the policemen.
The statement read: “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.”